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Table 2 Results of the multinomial regression model with “Favored extent of information about life expectancy” as a dependent variable

From: Does migrant background predict to what extent colorectal cancer patients want to be informed about their life expectancy? – a cross-sectional analysis

 Exactly a Approximately a 
Independent variableaOR95%-CIp-valueaOR95%-CIp-value
Migrant background (ref.: Migrant)Non-migrant1.1370.399–3.2400.8115.031*1.024–24.7310.047
Gender (ref.: Female)Male1.5860.930–2.7050.0902.102*1.123–3.9320.014
Age (ref.: ≥ 80 years)<  50 years
50–59 years
2.412
2.016
0.577–10.088
0.531–7.648
0.228
0.303
2.621
1.204
0.532–12.916
0.264–5.490
0.217
0.673
60–69 years1.3790.389–4.8940.6190.8810.209–3.7120.980
70–79 years0.9870.287–3.3990.9840.7150.175–2.9140.805
Best spoken language
(ref.: Other)
German/bilingual2.0430.637–6.5550.2300.6000.111–3.2530.568
UICC stage (ref.: III-IV)0-II1.4880.838–2.6420.1752.065*1.049–4.0640.036
Chemotherapy (ref.: Yes)No0.7710.371–1.5990.4840.5310.227–1.2410.144
Radiotherapy (ref.: Yes)No1.3980.254–7.7010.7000.5890.098–3.5580.564
RCT (ref.: Yes)No0.5960.085–4.1830.6022.2340.273–18.2890.454
  1. aReference group: “Don’t want to know”. * p < 0.05, Cox & Snell R2 = 0.06, Nagelkerke R2 = 0.07
  2. Adjusted odds ratios (aOR) and 95% confidence intervals (95%-CI), n = 498