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Table 3 Estimated adjusted odds ratios for attrition with 95% Confidence Intervalsc, b

From: Modelling attrition and nonparticipation in a longitudinal study of prostate cancer

    Attrition   
   Deceased Frail Lost to Follow-Up Refusal
Age at Diagnosis 70–79 1.87 (0.99–3.51) 3.32 (0.94–11.73) 0.37 (0.16–0.83) 1.28 (0.81–2.03)
60–69 1.00 (0.55–1.84) 0.62 (0.15–2.58) 0.41 (0.22–0.74) 0.93 (0.62–1.39)
Race AAa 0.78 (0.46–1.34) 1.34 (0.42–4.26) 2.79 (1.38–5.62) 1.03 (0.71–1.51)
Study Phase Post-Ka 0.55 (0.32–0.95) 0.24 (0.08–0.67) 1.21 (0.58–2.52) 0.74 (0.48–1.16)
Income $0–30,000 1.99 (0.91–4.35) 2.31 (0.38–13.94) 4.07 (1.59–10.41) 1.78 (1.05–3.02)
$30,001–70,000 1.79 (0.85–3.74) 2.33 (0.43–12.67) 1.83 (0.70–4.79) 1.75 (1.09–2.81)
Education ≤ High School 1.30 (0.74–2.29) 0.76 (0.22–2.57) 2.15 (1.10–4.23) 1.35 (0.91–2.02)
REALMa Score ≤ 6th 1.71 (0.85–3.44) 2.38 (0.52–10.84) 1.01 (0.48–2.15) 0.93 (0.56–1.56)
7th - 8th 0.96 (0.50–1.86) 1.01 (0.24–4.31) 0.72 (0.33–1.55) 0.61 (0.37–0.99)
Cancer Aggressiveness Intermediate 1.38 (0.78–2.44) 0.84 (0.29–2.41) 0.89 (0.47–1.68) 0.78 (0.52–1.15)
High 4.47 (2.54–7.86) 0.28 (0.03–2.29) 1.77 (0.90–3.46) 1.64 (1.06–2.55)
PPCa Score   0.80 (0.61–1.05) 0.79 (0.43–1.44) 1.10 (0.79–1.54) 0.76 (0.62–0.93)
CCIa   1.28 (1.12–1.46) 0.82 (0.53–1.26) 0.78 (0.61–1.01) 0.99 (0.88–1.12)
  1. aAA african american, Post-K post-katrina, REALM rapid estimate of adult literacy in medicine, PPC patient provider communication, CCI charlson comorbidity index
  2. bReferent categories: Age: 40–59 age group, Race: EA, Study phase: Pre-K, Income: ≥$70,001, Education: high school, REALM score: high school, and Cancer aggressiveness: low
  3. cSignificant p-values at Type I error 0.05 are bolded