Table 1.

Overall survival of men and women with MCRC by demographic characteristics, SEER data 1988-2004

CharacteristicsMale (n = 27,427)Female (n = 25,455)
n, (%)Median OS (95% CI)n, (%)Median OS (95% CI)
Age, y
    18-441,458 (5)14 (13-15)1,501 (6)17 (16-17)
    45-543,291 (12)14 (13-14)2,761 (11)15 (14-16)
    >5522,678 (83)9 (8-9)21,193 (83)7 (7-8)
Race
    White20,551 (75)9 (9-10)19,050 (75)8 (8-9)
    African American3,034 (11)8 (8-9)3,193 (13)8 (8-9)
    Asian1,852 (7)11 (10-11)1,498 (6)12 (11-13)
    Hispanic1,862 (7)11 (10-12)1,587 (6)11 (10-12)
    Native American128 (0.5)10 (8-15)127 (0.5)8 (6-10)
Primary site
    Proximal10,859 (40)8 (8-8)12,177 (48)8 (7-8)
    Distal7,324 (27)11 (11-12)6,323 (25)12 (11-12)
    Rectosigmoid2,779 (10)13 (12-13)2,111 (8)11 (11-13)
    Rectal4,770 (17)11 (11-11)3,163 (12)10 (9-10)
    Overlapping or NOS1,695 (6)3 (3-3)1,681 (7)3 (3-3)
Year of diagnosis
    1988-199915,751 (57)9 (9-9)14,547 (57)8 (8-8)
    2000-200311,676 (43)10 (10-11)10,908 (43)9 (9-10)

NOTE: Based on log-rank test; survival time was censored at 3 y.