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Table 2 Variation in the number of cases and patient demographics over time in relation to tumour site and stage

From: Colorectal cancer burden and trends in a South Asian cohort: experience from a regional tertiary care center in Sri Lanka

Parameter estimate from Poison regression model (P value)
Model Variables dependent over time
Number of cases Mean age Sex
Colon cancer 0.04 (< 0.01) 0.12 (0.47) 0.01 (0.19)
Rectal cancer 0.05 (< 0.01) 0.50 (0.01) 0.00 (0.31)
AJCC I 0.03 (0.03) 0.55 (0.07) 0.00 (0.88)
AJCC II 0.01 (0.15) 0.06 (0.74) 0.00 (0.89)
AJCC III 0.05 (< 0.01) 0.20 (0.27) 0.00 (0.36)
AJCC IV 0.03 (0.04) 0.34 (0.38) 0.02 (0.02)
  1. The significant P values are shown in italics