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Table 2 Trend analysis of 5-year-period relative survival for age-group-specific and age-adjusted CLL in Germany and the USA

From: Trends in survival of chronic lymphocytic leukemia patients in Germany and the USA in the first decade of the twenty-first century

Variable 2003–2005 2006–2008 2009–2011 p Value Difference
Relative survival SE Relative survival SE Relative survival SE
Germany
 Alla 77.8 1.0 80.5 0.8 80.2 0.8 0.004 +2.4
 Malea 75.5 1.5 80.5 1.2 78.4 1.0 0.04 +2.9
 Femalea 80.9 1.4 80.9 1.1 82.9 1.1 0.04 +2.0
 Age group         
  15–44 90.9 3.4 94.0 2.5 93.4 2.5 0.7 +2.5
  45–54 87.2 2.2 93.0 1.6 91.5 1.6 0.1 +4.3
  55–64 86.5 1.4 86.4 1.3 85.9 1.3 0.9 −0.6
  65–74 79.5 1.6 80.4 1.3 81.7 1.2 0.06 +2.2
  75+ 62.3 2.7 67.6 2.1 65.1 1.9 0.03 +2.9
USA
 Alla 80.7 0.8 83.8 0.7 82.4 0.7 0.1 +1.7
 Malea 79.7 1.1 82.0 1.0 81.4 1.0 0.2 +1.7
 Femalea 82.6 1.2 86.4 1.0 84.2 1.0 0.4 +1.6
 Age group         
  15–44 89.9 2.8 90.4 3.1 91.4 3.1 0.8 +1.5
  45–54 87.3 1.7 94.0 1.3 95.1 1.2 0.0004 +7.8
  55–64 87.6 1.3 89.1 1.2 88.7 1.1 0.5 +1.1
  65–74 82.6 1.5 86.0 1.3 83.2 1.3 0.9 +0.6
  75+ 68.4 1.8 71.6 1.7 69.3 1.6 0.7 +0.9
  1. p value for trend, derived from the model. Diff = change from 2003–2005 to 2009–2011
  2. SE standard error
  3. aAge adjusted