Table 5

Cox's proportional hazards regression model output—trust of presentation

Variable (N=848)HR
Urban/rural1.125 (0.082)
 Age 41–501.079 (0.164)
 Age 51–550.92 (0.149)
 Age 56–601.21 (0.195)
 Age 60–651.024 (0.172
 Age 66–701.167 (0.222)
 Age 71 or greater1.128 (0.169)
Have a comorbidity0.995 (0.005)
 Stage 21.017 (0.08)
 Stage 30.972 (0.109)
 Stage 40.909 (0.147)
Number of symptoms0.988 (0.019)
 Quintile 20.885 (0.093)
 Quintile 30.849 (0.095)
 Quintile 40.8** (0.088)
 Least deprived0.96 (0.108)
 Belfast HSCT0.962 (0.15)
 Northern HSCT0.732* (0.119)
 Breast screening unit0.475*** (0.074)
 South-Eastern HSCT0.957 (0.156)
 Southern HSCT0.464*** (0.076)
 Western HSCT0.68** (0.113)
Schoenfeld residual test p value<0.05
  • Numbers in parentheses are SEs.

  • *, 90% significance level; **, 95% significance level; ***, 99% significance level.

  • HSCT, Health and Social Care Trust.