Table 2

Univariant and multivariant relative risk (RR) for characteristics associated with refusal of surgery

Characteristics*Univariant RR (95% CI)Multivariant RR (95% CI)
Age
 ≤401 (reference)1 (reference)
 41–640.07 (0.05 to 0.09)0.07 (0.04 to 0.1)
 65+0.3 (0.2 to 0.4)0.27 (0.17 to 0.4)
Race White1 (reference)1 (reference)
 Black3.2 (2.6 to 4.0)2.9 (2.1 to 4.1)
 Hispanic1.9 (1.4 to 2.7)2.0 (1.2 to 3.1)
 Other2.0 (1.4 to 2.9)2.1 (1.2 to 3.6)
Insurance Insured1 (reference)1 (reference)
 No insurance3.2 (2.2 to 4.8)
 Medicaid3.8 (2.8 to 5.2)2.0 (1.2 to 3.2)
 Medicare3.1 (2.5 to 3.8)-
Income
 <$38 0001 (reference)1 (reference)
 $38 000–47,999
 $48 000–62,9990.7 (0.6 to 0.9)
 $63,000+0.6 (0.5 to 0.8)
Urban density
 Urban0.7 (0.5 to 1.0)
 Rural-
Charlson Comorbidity Index
 1
 2 +2.0 (1.4 to 2.8)1.8 (1.1 to 2.9)
FIGO Stage IA1 (reference)1 (reference)
 IB0.5 (0.3 to 0.7)0.4 (0.2 to 0.7)
 II2.4 (1.8 to 3.1)1.9 (1.3 to 2.8)
 III2.0 (1.5 to 2.6)2.7 (1.8 to 4.0)
Grade well differentiated1 (reference)1 (reference)
 Moderate0.7 (0.6 to 0.9)
 Poorly
 Undifferentiated
Radiation therapy
 External beam alone (EBRT)1.9 (1.5 to 2.4)2.7 (1.9 to 4.0)
 Brachytherapy0.3 (0.2 to 0.5)0.5 (0.2 to 0.9)
  • *Non-significant covariant levels not shown.