Table 1

 Distribution of age and Townsend deprivation score at diagnosis of cancer (1986–1995 cohort)

Before exclusion of youngest 25% at diagnosisAfter exclusion of youngest 25% at diagnosis
NumberAgeTDSNumberAgeTDS
MedianIQRMedianIQRMedianIQRMedianIQR
IQR, interquartile range; TDS, Townsend deprivation score.
Prostate cancer1710774.8068.89 to 80.47−0.51−2.66 to 2.271282877.6373.48 to 82.11−0.35−2.58 to 2.40
Breast cancer, women3426562.6351.44 to 73.67−0.57−2.73 to 2.232569767.8460.09 to 76.92−0.50−2.65 to 2.19
Colorectal cancer, women1687274.2965.65 to 81.62−0.11−2.43 to 2.681265678.0572.41 to 83.530.03−2.27 to 2.71
Colorectal cancer, men1805370.3062.78 to 77.28−0.02−2.46 to 2.811353873.6768.51 to 79.290.06−2.36 to 2.81
Lung cancer, women1811669.7863.23 to 77.281.36−1.38 to 3.721416572.4667.65 to 78.141.28−1.38 to 3.64
Lung cancer, men3527370.0363.75 to 76.311.23−1.50 to 3.662644272.9868.58 to 78.241.09−1.55 to 3.54