Socioeconomic position, stage of lung cancer and time between referral and diagnosis in Denmark, 2001-2008

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Socioeconomic position, stage of lung cancer and time between referral and diagnosis in Denmark, 2001-2008. / Dalton, Susanne Oksbjerg; Frederiksen, Flemming B.; Jacobsen, E; Steding-Jessen, M; Østerlind, Kell Erik; Schüz, J; Osler, M; Johansen, Christoffer.

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Dalton, SO, Frederiksen, FB, Jacobsen, E, Steding-Jessen, M, Østerlind, KE, Schüz, J, Osler, M & Johansen, C 2011, 'Socioeconomic position, stage of lung cancer and time between referral and diagnosis in Denmark, 2001-2008', B J C, bind 105, nr. 7, s. 1042-8. https://doi.org/10.1038/bjc.2011.342, https://doi.org/10.1038/bjc.2011.342

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Dalton, S. O., Frederiksen, F. B., Jacobsen, E., Steding-Jessen, M., Østerlind, K. E., Schüz, J., Osler, M., & Johansen, C. (2011). Socioeconomic position, stage of lung cancer and time between referral and diagnosis in Denmark, 2001-2008. B J C, 105(7), 1042-8. https://doi.org/10.1038/bjc.2011.342, https://doi.org/10.1038/bjc.2011.342

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Dalton SO, Frederiksen FB, Jacobsen E, Steding-Jessen M, Østerlind KE, Schüz J o.a. Socioeconomic position, stage of lung cancer and time between referral and diagnosis in Denmark, 2001-2008. B J C. 2011 sep;105(7):1042-8. https://doi.org/10.1038/bjc.2011.342, https://doi.org/10.1038/bjc.2011.342

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Dalton, Susanne Oksbjerg ; Frederiksen, Flemming B. ; Jacobsen, E ; Steding-Jessen, M ; Østerlind, Kell Erik ; Schüz, J ; Osler, M ; Johansen, Christoffer. / Socioeconomic position, stage of lung cancer and time between referral and diagnosis in Denmark, 2001-2008. I: B J C. 2011 ; Bind 105, Nr. 7. s. 1042-8.

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abstract = "INTRODUCTION: We investigated the association between socioeconomic position, stage at diagnosis, and length of period between referral and diagnosis in a nationwide cohort of lung cancer patients.METHODS: Through the Danish Lung Cancer Register, we identified 18,103 persons diagnosed with lung cancer (small cell and non-small cell) in Denmark, 2001-2008, and obtained information on socioeconomic position and comorbidity from nationwide administrative registries. The odds ratio (OR) for a diagnosis of advanced-stage lung cancer (stages IIIB-IV) and for a diagnosis >28 days after referral were analysed by multivariate logistic regression models.RESULTS: The adjusted OR for advanced-stage lung cancer was reduced among persons with higher education (OR, 0.92; 95% confidence interval (CI), 0.84-0.99), was increased in persons living alone (OR, 1.06; 95% CI, 1.01-1.13) and decreased stepwise with increasing comorbidity. Higher education was associated with a reduced OR for >28 days between referral and diagnosis as was high income in early-stage patients. Male gender, age and severe comorbidity were associated with increased ORs in advanced-stage patients.INTERPRETATION: Differences by socioeconomic position in stage at diagnosis and in the period between referral and diagnosis indicate that vulnerable patients presenting with lung cancer symptoms require special attention.",
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T1 - Socioeconomic position, stage of lung cancer and time between referral and diagnosis in Denmark, 2001-2008

AU - Dalton, Susanne Oksbjerg

AU - Frederiksen, Flemming B.

AU - Jacobsen, E

AU - Steding-Jessen, M

AU - Østerlind, Kell Erik

AU - Schüz, J

AU - Osler, M

AU - Johansen, Christoffer

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N2 - INTRODUCTION: We investigated the association between socioeconomic position, stage at diagnosis, and length of period between referral and diagnosis in a nationwide cohort of lung cancer patients.METHODS: Through the Danish Lung Cancer Register, we identified 18,103 persons diagnosed with lung cancer (small cell and non-small cell) in Denmark, 2001-2008, and obtained information on socioeconomic position and comorbidity from nationwide administrative registries. The odds ratio (OR) for a diagnosis of advanced-stage lung cancer (stages IIIB-IV) and for a diagnosis >28 days after referral were analysed by multivariate logistic regression models.RESULTS: The adjusted OR for advanced-stage lung cancer was reduced among persons with higher education (OR, 0.92; 95% confidence interval (CI), 0.84-0.99), was increased in persons living alone (OR, 1.06; 95% CI, 1.01-1.13) and decreased stepwise with increasing comorbidity. Higher education was associated with a reduced OR for >28 days between referral and diagnosis as was high income in early-stage patients. Male gender, age and severe comorbidity were associated with increased ORs in advanced-stage patients.INTERPRETATION: Differences by socioeconomic position in stage at diagnosis and in the period between referral and diagnosis indicate that vulnerable patients presenting with lung cancer symptoms require special attention.

AB - INTRODUCTION: We investigated the association between socioeconomic position, stage at diagnosis, and length of period between referral and diagnosis in a nationwide cohort of lung cancer patients.METHODS: Through the Danish Lung Cancer Register, we identified 18,103 persons diagnosed with lung cancer (small cell and non-small cell) in Denmark, 2001-2008, and obtained information on socioeconomic position and comorbidity from nationwide administrative registries. The odds ratio (OR) for a diagnosis of advanced-stage lung cancer (stages IIIB-IV) and for a diagnosis >28 days after referral were analysed by multivariate logistic regression models.RESULTS: The adjusted OR for advanced-stage lung cancer was reduced among persons with higher education (OR, 0.92; 95% confidence interval (CI), 0.84-0.99), was increased in persons living alone (OR, 1.06; 95% CI, 1.01-1.13) and decreased stepwise with increasing comorbidity. Higher education was associated with a reduced OR for >28 days between referral and diagnosis as was high income in early-stage patients. Male gender, age and severe comorbidity were associated with increased ORs in advanced-stage patients.INTERPRETATION: Differences by socioeconomic position in stage at diagnosis and in the period between referral and diagnosis indicate that vulnerable patients presenting with lung cancer symptoms require special attention.

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