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Table 5 Multivariate predictors of stage of readiness to screen and screening behaviour

From: Demographic, social cognitive and social ecological predictors of intention and participation in screening for colorectal cancer

  Higher stage of readiness to Screen Participation in screening offer
  Risk Ratio p-value 95% CI Risk Ratio p-value 95% CI
Background variables       
Gender       
   Femalea 1.00 - - - - -
   Male 1.08 .51 0.85, 1.38 - - -
Born in Australia       
   Yesa 1.00 - - - - -
   No 0.81 .16 0.60, 1.09 - - -
Language spoken at home       
   Englisha 1.00    - - -
   Non-English 0.79 .46 0.42, 1.49 - - -
Screened for cancer in past       
   Noa 1.00    1.00 - -
   Yes 1.38 .02 1.04, 1.81 1.21 .08 0.98, 1.50
Known someone with CRC       
   Noa 1.00    1.00 - -
   Yes 1.23 .15 0.93, 1.63 1.26 .04 1.02, 1.57
Social Cognitive       
   Barriers/Benefits 0.78 .01 0.70, 0.94 0.86 .01 0.79, 0.95
   Chance HLC 0.84 .01 0.75, 0.94 - - -
   Powerful Others HLC 1.02 .78 0.91, 1.13 - - -
   Perceived Susceptibility 1.28 .01 1.15, 1.42 - - -
   CRC Knowledge 1.11 .05 1.01, 1.24 - - -
Social Ecological       
   Trust in GPs 1.08 .23 0.95, 1.22 - - -
  1. Note. Variables without statistics presented were not included in the final multivariate model
  2. aReference group for categorical predictors