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Table 2 Odds ratios of receiving chemotherapy in 2005 and 2010 compared with 2000

From: Trends in receiving chemotherapy for advanced cancer patients at the end of life

  6 months 3 months 2 months 1 month
  OR (95% CI) OR (95% CI) OR (95% CI) OR (95% CI)
2000 Ref Ref Ref Ref
2005 1.94 (1.53–2.43) 2.17 (1.70–2.77) 1.97 (1.54–2.51) 2.05 (1.60–2.62)
2010 3.26 (2.61–4.06) 3.08 (2.45–3.87) 3.50 (2.79–4.39) 4.42 (3.51–5.57)
P for trend <0.001 <0.001 <0.001 <0.001
  1. OR, odds ratio; CI, confidence interval.
  2. Adjusted for age, gender, chemosensitivity, and route of administration.