Table 4

Disease and treatment characteristics associated with moderate to high level unmet needs by domain*
Psychological Physical & daily living Sexuality Health system & information Patient care & support
p-valueAdjusted OR (95% CI) p-valueAdjusted OR (95% CI) p-valueAdjusted OR (95% CI) p-valueAdjusted OR (95% CI) p-valueAdjusted OR (95% CI)
Disease
Cancer status <0.001 0.001
  Not remission 2.0 (1.4-2.9) 2.2 (1.4-3.5)
  Remission 1.00 1.00
Cancer type 0.003 <0.001
  Breast 2.3 (1.1-4.6) 9.0 (2.5-32.2)
  Colorectal 2.1 (0.97-4.5) 6.4 (1.7-24.3)
  Blood 2.2 (1.1-4.5) 4.3 (1.2-15.5)
  Head neck 1.0 (0.41-2.5) 1.1 (0.21-6.1)
  Lung 4.1 (2.0-8.7) 5.8 (1.6-21.8)
  Prostate 1.7 (0.86-3.4) 23.1 (6.7-80.4)
  Melanoma 1.00 1.00
Treatment
Surgery 0.093
  Yes 2.1 (0.89-4.8)
  No/DK 1.00
Chemotherapy 0.005 0.023
  Yes 1.8 (1.2-2.8) 1.6 (1.1-2.5)
  No/DK 1.00 1.00
Radiotherapy 0.05
  Yes 1.6 (0.99-2.7)
  No/DK 1.00
Other 0.062
  Yes 2.3 (0.96-5.7)
  No/DK 1.00

* also adjusted for individual, health behaviour, psychological and social characteristics as reported in Tables 3 and 5.

OR = odds ratio; CI = confidence interval; p-value on the Wald chi-square analysis of effects test; DK = don’t know.

Boyes et al.

Boyes et al. BMC Cancer 2012 12:150   doi:10.1186/1471-2407-12-150

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