Table 1

Estimates of cure

Aged <50

Aged 50-59

Aged 60-69

Aged 70-79

Aged 80 and above


(a) Flexible parametric cure model

Year 1960

33.8 (30.5-37.1)

26.7 (23.9-29.6)

20.2 (18.1-22.3)

12.7 (10.8-14.6)

7.9 (5.5-10.8)

Year 1970

40.7 (38.1-43.2)

36.2 (33.9-38.6)

30.9 (29.1-32.8)

24.1 (22.2-26.0)

16.9 (14.3-19.8)

Year 1980

47.2 (45.0-49.4)

45.6 (43.5-47.5)

42.0 (40.3-43.7)

37.2 (35.6-38.9)

28.6 (26.3-30.9)

Year 1990

50.0 (47.5-52.4)

51.0 (48.9-53.0)

49.3 (47.6-51.0)

46.9 (45.2-48.5)

37.7 (35.6-39.7)

Year 1999

52.4 (49.1-55.6)

55.6 (53.1-58.1)

55.5 (53.5-57.4)

55.0 (53.2-56.8)

45.8 (43.3-48.3)

(a) Non-mixture cure model

Year 1960

33.7 (30.2-37.2)

27.6 (24.4-30.8)

21.8 (19.3-24.4)

16.9 (14.5-19.3)

12.7 (9.0-16.4)

Year 1970

39.5 (36.9-42.2)

36.2 (33.8-38.6)

31.5 (29.5-33.5)

28.1 (26.0-30.1)

25.0 (22.3-27.8)

Year 1980

44.9 (42.5-47.3)

44.3 (42.1-46.4)

40.7 (38.8-42.6)

38.8 (36.9-40.6)

36.9 (34.6-39.1)

Year 1990

47.7 (44.9-50.5)

49.8 (47.5-52.1)

47.3 (45.4-49.3)

46.9 (44.9-48.9)

46.2 (44.0-48.3)

Year 1999

50.0 (45.9-54.0)

54.5 (51.3-57.7)

53.0 (50.2-55.8)

54.0 (51.3-56.7)

54.2 (51.8-56.7)


Model based estimates of cure (%) from flexible parametric cure model and non-mixture cure model

Andersson et al. BMC Medical Research Methodology 2011 11:96   doi:10.1186/1471-2288-11-96

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