Table 2

Parameter estimates obtained via application of the Cox proportional hazards model and the complementary log-log discrete time hazards model fitted to the 2,3,7,8-tetrachlorodibenzo-p-dioxin (TCDD) cohort data

ParameterCox proportional hazards model*Complementary log-log discrete time hazards model
EstimateStandard errorEstimateStandard error
Cohort 2 (1922–<1933)−0.3930.164−0.3840.162
Cohort 3 (1933–<1944)−0.3780.254−0.3820.250
Cohort 4 (1944+)−0.7150.571−0.6890.562
log(TCDD exposure score)†0.0440.0130.0420.013
  • *Cox proportional hazards regression model adjusted for year of birth cohort (quartiles) and age (the primary time scale for the Cox model).

  • †Cumulative TCDD score under a 15-year lag.