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Table 3 Age-adjusted female invasive melanoma cancer statistics for the purely spatial analyses, Massachusetts, 1990–1999.

From: The geographic distribution of melanoma incidence in Massachusetts, adjusted for covariates

Highs 1 2 3 4 5    
No Covariate adjustment
Obs1 682 322 238 100 87    
RR2 1.45 1.75 1.61 2.12 1.72    
p-value <0.0001 <0.0001 <0.0001 <0.0001 0.049    
Percent Urban adjustment
Obs1 671 315 358 93 *    
RR2 1.42 1.44 1.52 2.19 *    
p-value <0.0001 <0.0001 <0.0001 <0.0001 *    
SES adjustment
Obs1 476 405 * 123 *    
RR2 1.25 1.59 * 1.63 *    
p-value 0.012 <0.0001 * 0.008 *    
SES & Percent Urban adjustment
Obs1 * 279 * 93 *    
RR2 * 1.42 * 1.74 *    
P-value * 0.0004 * 0.015 *    
Lows A B C D E F G H
No Covariates adjustment
Obs1 127 64 275 115 57 139 * *
RR2 0.50 0.41 0.66 0.56 0.48 0.62 * *
p-value <0.0001 <0.0001 <0.0001 <0.0001 0.0002 0.0002 * *
Percent Urban adjustment
Obs1 132 64 281 * 57 24 343 *
RR2 0.53 0.44 0.68 * 0.50 0.40 0.72 *
p-value <0.0001 <0.0001 <0.0001 * <0.0001 0.001 <0.0001 *
SES adjustment
Obs1 * * 281 * 77 330 * 29
RR2 * * 0.71 * 0.59 0.75 * 0.47
p-value * * <0.0001 * 0.006 0.0003 * 0.045
SES & Percent Urban adjustment
Obs1 * 10 252 * * 19 * *
RR2 * 0.26 0.74 * * 0.39 * *
P-value * 0.001 0.005 * * 0.016 * *
  1. 1Obs = observed cases. 2RR = relative risk. *Cluster not significant for this analysis.