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Table 3 Scenario 1: comparison of bias (bold font), mean square error (normal font) and coverage (italic font) for the different methods to estimate age-standardized net survival. Bias is difference in percentage points

From: Comparison of different approaches to estimating age standardized net survival

  5 years 10 years 15 years
  Internal age standardization
Pohar Perme -0.0810 -0.1266 -0.2886
  0.2746 1.0773 6.2934
  96.0 92.9 90.5
Ederer II 0.0567 -0.0323 -0.1005
(All Age) 0.2344 0.3319 0.4056
  95.5 95.5 94.5
Ederer II -0.0883 -0.1774 -0.2668
(Standardized) 0.2432 0.4228 0.8489
  95.0 94.0 93.1
Model Based 0.2208 0.3259 0.1994
(Grouped Age) 0.2840 0.4966 0.6919
  92.7 90.3 92.5
Model Based -0.0816 0.0784 0.0278
(Continuous Age) 0.2394 0.5739 1.1796
  95.3 93.1 92.6
  External age standardization
Pohar Perme -0.0859 -0.1292 -0.2963
  0.3109 1.4081 8.7449
  95.5 93.0 89.6
Ederer II 0.1633 0.1372 0.1301
(Brenner) 0.2718 0.3784 0.4702
  94.8 93.7 93.0
Ederer II -0.0925 -0.1890 -0.2849
(Standardized) 0.2653 0.4934 1.0740
  95.1 93.9 93.0
Model Based 0.2619 0.3655 0.2215
(Grouped Age) 0.3211 0.5756 0.8424
  92.3 90.6 93.0
Model Based -0.1017 0.0709 0.0252
(Continuous Age) 0.2559 0.6946 1.5279
  95.3 93.3 92.6