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Table 3 Association Between Survival Time and Probability of Pre-Diagnosis Health Behavior; Esophageal Adenocarcinomas

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 smoker1.000.98,1.010.6251.201.18,1.23< 0.0011.181.16,1.21< 0.001
Alcohol - Heavy drinking0.550.51,0.59< 0.0010.850.77,0.93< 0.0011.100.95,1.260.216
Alcohol - Binge drinking0.760.74,0.78< 0.0010.970.93,1.010.1211.010.96,1.070.722
Current smoker and ≥ 1 alcoholic drink /day0.890.83,0.95< 0.0011.931.76,2.11< 0.0011.791.65,1.94< 0.001
Did exercise in past 30 days other than regular job0.780.77,0.80< 0.0010.820.81,0.84< 0.0010.830.81,0.85< 0.001
Obese0.940.92,0.96< 0.0011.031.00,1.050.0281.071.04,1.10< 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