Table 1

Gender differences in the promptness of diagnosis of urinary tract cancer (Cancer Patient Experience Survey, 2010)8

Patients who saw their GP with cancer symptoms (N)Patients with three or more GP consultations before hospital referral (n)Patients with three or more GP consultations before hospital referral (n/N=%)Crude odds ratio (95% confidence interval)Adjusted odds ratio (95% confidence interval)
Bladder
 Men425462414.7ReferenceReference
Women129535727.62.29 (1.97 to 2.67)2.33 (1.99 to 2.72)
Renal
 Men39110326.3ReferenceReference
Women2087737.01.63 (1.12 to 2.36)1.65 (1.13 to 2.40)
  • GP, general practitioner.