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Table 3 Factors associated with awareness of changes (N=508)

From: Awareness of the 2009 US Preventive Services Task Force recommended changes in mammography screening guidelines, accuracy of awareness, sources of knowledge about recommendations, and attitudes about updated screening guidelines in women ages 40–49 and 50+

Demographic variable Univariate Multivariate
  OR (95% CI) OR (95% CI)
Age
 40-49 1.0 1.0
 50+ 0.48 (0.33 – 0.68) 0.53 (0.34 – 0.85)
Race
 White/Caucasian 1.0 1.0
 Non-White/Caucasian 0.67 (0.38 – 1.19) 0.75 (0.39 – 1.44)
Education Level
 Less than High School Graduate 1.0 1.0
 High School Graduate 2.07 (0.72 – 5.89) 2.60 (0.75 – 8.00)
 Some College 3.75 (1.35 – 10.40) 3.19 (0.95—10.72)
 Bachelor’s Degree or Higher 4.91 (1.82 – 13.28) 3.22 (0.998 – 10.56)
Income Level
 <$35,000 1.0 1.0
 $35,000 - < $80,000 2.01 (1.04 – 3.91) 1.41 (0.67 – 3.00)
 $80,000 to < $120,000 2.81 (1.38 – 5.72) 1.76 (0.77 – 4.04)
 > $120,000 5.08 (2.42 – 10.67) 2.87 (1.19 – 6.92)
Census Region
 Northeast 1.0 1.0
 Midwest 1.12 (0.66 – 1.88) 1.16 (0.61 – 2.22)
 South 0.69 (0.43 – 1.11) 0.79 (0.44 – 1.43)
 West 0.85 (0.50 – 1.45) 1.23 (0.64 – 2.37)
Insurance Status
 Uninsured 1.0 1.0
 Insured 1.28 (0.55 – 2.96) 1.18 (0.40 – 3.46)
Have a Health Care Provider
 No 1.0 1.0
 Yes 1.04 (0.70 – 1.54) 0.94 (0.56 – 1.60)
Know Someone Who Died from Breast Cancer
 No 1.0 1.0
 Yes 1.34 (0.93-1.93) 1.10 (0.70-1.72)
Know Someone Living With/Cured of Breast Cancer
 No 1.0 1.0
 Yes 1.80 (1.11-2.93) 1.26 (0.69-2.27)
Know Someone with a Mammogram False Positive
 No 1.0 1.0
 Yes 1.51 (0.98-2.33) 1.47 (0.86-2.52)
Had Mammogram In Past Two Years
 No 1.0 1.0
 Yes 0.74 (0.57-1.19) 0.64 (0.34-1.18)
  1. NOTE: All analyses are logistic regressions with awareness of guidelines changes as a dichotomous outcome variable. Multivariate analysis includes all variables listed in the table as predictors.
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