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Table 3 Regression coefficients (β) and standard errors (SEβ) for liver cancer in Ontario – Poisson regression analysis

From: Cluster of liver cancer and immigration: A geographic analysis of incidence data for Ontario 1998–2002

Variables β SEβ p value
Intercept -4.9339 1.6249 0.005
Age (years)    
   15–49 -1.991 0.320 <0.001
   50–59 0.334 0.303 0.270
   60–69 0.645 0.277 0.021
   70–79 0.913 0.272 <0.001
   80+ (Reference)   
Sex    
   Male (Reference)   
   Female -0.745 0.1598 <0.001
Sex × age interaction    
   15–49 -0.463 0.220 0.037
   50–59 -0.949 0.219 <0.001
   60–69 -0.470 0.189 0.013
   70–79 -0.343 0.182 0.061
Proportion of immigrants 0.00791 0.00248 0.002
Geolocation    
   Latitude 0.0106 0.0273 0.699
   Longitude 0.0505 0.0208 0.015