Table 3.

Risk ratios from multivariate models for completing CCRT within 56 days among stage IB2-IVA insured cervical cancer patients and stratified by urban/rural status

Full sampleRuralUrban
RR (95% CI)PRR (95% CI)PRR (95% CI)P
Age at diagnosis
 <601.00 (ref.)1.00 (ref.)1.00 (ref.)
 60–700.61 (0.43–0.85)0.000.54 (0.34–0.84)0.010.65 (0.41–1.03)0.07
 >700.44 (0.30–0.63)0.000.32 (0.18–0.54)0.000.55 (0.34–0.90)0.02
Race
 White1.00 (ref.)1.00 (ref.)1.00 (ref.)
 Nonwhite1.09 (0.85–1.39)0.500.95 (0.63–1.46)0.831.27 (0.92–1.77)0.15
Insurance at diagnosis
 Medicare only1.00 (ref.)1.00 (ref.)1.00 (ref.)
 Medicaid only0.86 (0.58–1.28)0.450.61 (0.33–1.14)0.121.13 (0.66–1.93)0.65
 Any private0.82 (0.57–1.19)0.300.69 (0.44–1.09)0.111.00 (0.59–1.69)0.99
 Medicare and Medicaid0.87 (0.62–1.22)0.410.90 (0.55–1.48)0.680.83 (0.52–1.32)0.43
Comorbidity index
 01.00 (ref.)1.00 (ref.)1.00 (ref.)
 11.10 (0.83–1.47)0.500.78 (0.44–1.39)0.401.41 (0.99–2.00)0.06
 2+0.88 (0.61–1.27)0.500.67 (0.36–1.23)0.191.22 (0.75–1.97)0.43
Residence location
 Urban1.00 (ref.)
 Rural1.10 (0.82–1.46)0.52
Distance to care
 >5 miles1.00 (ref.)1.00 (ref.)1.00 (ref.)
 5–<15 miles1.42 (1.02–1.98)0.042.43 (1.10–5.35)0.031.17 (0.80–1.69)0.42
 ≥15 miles1.35 (0.94–1.93)0.102.49 (1.12–5.51)0.020.99 (0.63–1.57)0.97
  • NOTE: Models also included diagnosis year, stage of diagnosis, and county-level characteristics (median household income, % unemployed, number of generalists.