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Table 2 Variation in breast screening attendance

From: Are caregiving responsibilities associated with non-attendance at breast screening?

  Number in cohort (% screening uptake) Adjusted for age only OR (95% CI) Fully Adjusted Model1 a OR(95%CI) Fully adjusted Model2 b OR(95%CI)
Age     
47-54 17,209 (76.0) 1.00 1.00 1.00
55-64 20,002 (74.1) 0.91 (0.87-0.96) 0.96 (0.91-1.01) 0.95 (0.91-1.01)
Marital status     
Married 26,980 (78.0) 1.00 1.00 1.00
Single 2,885 (66.6) 0.56 (0.52-0.61) 0.75 (0.69-0.82) 0.75 (0.69-0.82)
Separated//Widowed/Divorced 7,346 (67.4) 0.59 (0.55-0.62) 0.84 (0.79-0.90) 0.84 (0.79-0.89)
Deprivation     
1 Least deprived 14,861 (80.3) 1.00 1.00 1.00
2 13,093 (74.9) 0.78 (0.74-0.83) 0.86 (0.81-0.91) 0.87 (0.81-0.92)
3 5,178 (60.0) 0.51 (0.47-0.54) 0.60 (0.55-0.65) 0.61 (0.56-0.65)
4 3,401 (78.0) 0.32 (0.30-0.35) 0.41 (0.38-0.45) 0.42 (0.38-0.46)
5 Most deprived 678 (62.4) 0.25 (0.22-0.30) 0.33 (0.28-0.38) 0.33 (0.28-0.39)
General health     
Good 19,157 (77.6) 1.00 1.00 1.00
Fairly good 10,673 (75.2) 0.88 (0.84-0.93) 0.99 (0.94-1.05) 0.99 (0.94-1.05)
Not good 7,381 (68.0) 0.62 (0.58-0.66) 0.82 (0.77-0.87) 0.83 (0.77-0.88)
Settlement type     
Rest of Northern Ireland 24,278 (78.6) 1.00 1.00 1.00
Belfast Metropolitan Area (BMA) 12,933 (68.2) 0.59 (0.56-0.63) 0.63 (0.60-0.66) 0.63 (0.60-0.66)
Caregiving status     
Non-caregiver 28,308 (74.4) 1.00   1.00
1-19 hours/week 5,013 (79.0) 1.28 (1.19-1.38)   1.11 (1.03-1.20)
20-49 hours/week 1,389 (76.0) 1.09 (0.96-1.24)   1.03 (0.91-1.17)
50 + hours/week 2,501 (73.9) 0.98 (0.89-1.07)   0.97 (0.88-1.06)
  1. a Adjusted for age, marital status, deprivation, baseline health and settlement type, but not caregiving status
  2. b Adjusted for age, marital status, deprivation, baseline health, settlement type and caregiving status