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Table 2 Estimates of median survival time of "uncured"

From: Estimating and modelling cure in population-based cancer studies within the framework of flexible parametric survival models

  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)
  1. Model based estimates of median survival time (years) of "uncured" from flexible parametric cure model and non-mixture cure model