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Table 1 Association Between Survival Time and Probability of Pre-Diagnosis Health Behavior; All Esophageal Cancers

From: Using estimated probability of pre-diagnosis behavior as a predictor of cancer survival time: an example in esophageal cancer

 1 year lag, unadjusted1 year lag, adjustedb10 year lag, adjustedb
Health behaviorHRa95% CIP valueHRa95% CIP valueHRa95% CIP value
Current smoker0.990.99,1.010.2521.201.18,1.22< 0.0011.181.15,1.21< 0.001
Alcohol - Heavy drinking0.530.50,0.56< 0.0010.820.76,0.88< 0.0011.161.04,1.300.011
Alcohol - Binge drinking0.760.74,0.77< 0.0010.960.93,0.990.0121.040.99,1.080.093
Current smoking and alcohol consumption0.870.83,0.92< 0.0011.931.79,2.07< 0.0011.691.56,1.84< 0.001
Undertook exercise in past 30 days other than regular job0.780.77,0.79< 0.0010.820.81,0.84< 0.0010.800.78,0.83< 0.001
Obese0.950.94,0.97< 0.0011.041.03,1.06< 0.0011.101.07,1.14< 0.001
  1. Abbreviations: CI Confidence interval, HR Hazard ratio
  2. aThe hazard ratio describes the impact of a 0.1 increase in the probability of having the specified health behavior
  3. bAdjusted for age and cancer stage at diagnosis