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Table 4 Odds ratio of having regular prevention by Pap test

From: Socioeconomic disparities in the uptake of breast and cervical cancer screening in Italy: a cross sectional study

  ORs(CI 95%) Linearized standard errors p-value
Age groups    
25-34 1   
35-44 1.21 (1.12-1.31) 0.05 < 0.001
45-54 1.62 (1.49-1.77) 0.07 < 0.001
55-64 1.45 (1.32-1.60) 0.07 < 0.001
Region of residence    
North-western Italy 1   
North-eastern Italy 1.65 (1.52-1.80) 0.07 < 0.001
Central-Italy 0.87 (0.80-0.95) 0.04 < 0.05
Southern Italy 0.38 (0.33-0.43) 0.03 < 0.001
Italian Islands 0.30 (0.27-0.34) 0.02 < 0.001
Marital status    
Single 1   
Married 2.41 (2.23-2.60) 0.09 < 0.001
Separated/Divorced 1.69 (1.50-1.90) 0.10 < 0.001
Widowed 1.78 (1.54-2.07) 0.14 < 0.001
Body mass index    
Normal weight 1   
Underweight 0.98 (0.87-1.12) 0.04 0.790
Overweight 0.90 (0.84-0.97) 0.08 < 0.05
Obese 0.77 (0.70-0.85) 0.06 < 0.001
Self-assessed health status    
Good/Very good 1   
Fair 1.22 (1.14-1.29) 0.04 < 0.001
Bad/Very bad 1.10 (0.95-1.28) 0.07 0.206
Cigarette smoking status    
Never 1   
Former 1.36 (1.25-1.47) 0.10 < 0.001
Current 1.10 (1.03-1.18) 0.05 < 0.05
Level of education    
Primary school or less 1   
Secondary school 1.44 (1.31-1.59) 0.05 < 0.001
High school and over 1.91 (1.72-2.13) 0.10 < 0.001
Occupational class    
Non-working 1   
Low 1.28 (1.19-1.38) 0.05 < 0.001
Intermediate 1.73 (1.60-1.89) 0.07 < 0.001
High 1.81 (1.63-2.01) 0.10 < 0.001
Interaction between Region of residence and Level of education    
North-western Italy*Primary school or less 1   
Southern-Italy*Secondary school 0.78 (0.66-0.91) 0.06 < 0.05
Southern Italy*High school and over 0.83 (0.72-0.96) 0.06 < 0.05