Table 2

Estimates of median survival time of "uncured"

Aged <50

Aged 50-59

Aged 60-69

Aged 70-79

Aged 80 and above


(b) Flexible parametric cure model

Year 1960

0.56 (0.46-0.66)

0.43 (0.36-0.50)

0.32 (0.29-0.36)

0.23 (0.21-0.26)

0.16 (0.15-0.18)

Year 1970

0.81 (0.72-0.90)

0.67 (0.60-0.74)

0.53 (0.48-0.57)

0.36 (0.33-0.40)

0.21 (0.19-0.23)

Year 1980

1.14 (1.05-1.23)

1.00 (0.92-1.08)

0.85 (0.79-0.92)

0.64 (0.58-0.69)

0.32 (0.29-0.35)

Year 1990

1.29 (1.18-1.41)

1.14 (1.05-1.24)

1.00 (0.92-1.07)

0.72 (0.66-0.79)

0.31 (0.28-0.34)

Year 1999

1.51 (1.37-1.65)

1.36 (1.24-1.48)

1.23 (1.14-1.32)

0.93 (0.84-1.03)

0.33 (0.29-0.38)

(b) Non-mixture cure model

Year 1960

0.63 (0.55-0.72)

0.50 (0.45-0.57)

0.38 (0.35-0.42)

0.27 (0.25-0.30)

0.17 (0.15-0.20)

Year 1970

0.86 (0.75-0.95)

0.70 (0.64-0.77)

0.56 (0.52-0.61)

0.39 (0.36-0.43)

0.21 (0.19-0.24)

Year 1980

1.32 (1.21-1.44)

1.10 (1.02-1.19)

0.95 (0.88-1.02)

0.66 (0.61-0.71)

0.29 (0.27-0.32)

Year 1990

1.45 (1.32-1.60)

1.22 (1.13-1.33)

1.10 (1.02-1.19)

0.76 (0.70-0.83)

0.29 (0.27-0.31)

Year 1999

1.67 (1.46-1.91)

1.42 (1.27-1.59)

1.34 (1.20-1.50)

0.94 (0.83-1.07)

0.30 (0.27-0.34)


Model based estimates of median survival time (years) of "uncured" 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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