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Table 2 Association Between Survival Time and Probability of Pre-Diagnosis Health Behavior; Esophageal Squamous Cell Carcinomas

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

Health behavior1 year lag, unadjusted1 year lag, adjustedb10 year lag, adjustedb
HRa95% CIP valueHRa95% CIP valueHRa95% CIP value
Current smoker0.990.97,1.010.2151.201.17,1.23< 0.0011.191.16,1.22< 0.001
Alcohol - Heavy drinking0.500.45,0.56< 0.0010.780.69,0.88< 0.0011.301.08,1.570.007
Alcohol - Binge drinking0.750.73,0.78< 0.0010.950.90,1.000.0351.091.02,1.170.013
Current smoker and ≥ 1 alcoholic drink /day0.850.79,0.93< 0.0011.931.72,2.16< 0.0011.681.51,1.88< 0.001
Did exercise in past 30 days other than regular job0.780.76,0.79< 0.0010.820.80,0.85< 0.0010.790.77,0.82< 0.001
Obese0.970.94,0.990.0041.071.04,1.10< 0.0011.081.04,1.11< 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