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Table 5 Multivariate logistic regression model indicating adjusted odds ratios for colorectal screening among men and women in Singapore

From: Gender differences in predictors of colorectal cancer screening uptake: a national cross sectional study based on the health belief model

  Men * Women*
  n = 693 n = 1050
  Adjusted# OR 95% CI Adjusted# OR 95% CI
Malay     
  No+ Ref   Ref.  
  Yes 0.79 0.50-1.25 0.45 0.22-0.91
Age 1.02 1.00-1.04 1.01 0.98-1.02
Educational level 1.14 1.03-1.26 0.97 0.91-1.23
Worry about getting CRC     
  No Ref.   Ref.  
  Yes 1.57 1.06-2.30 1.44 1.06-1.96
Colonoscopy is potentially dangerous     
  No Ref.   Ref.  
  Yes 0.98 0.66-1.57 0.64 0.46-0.87
Colonoscopy is painful     
  No Ref.   Ref.  
  Yes 0.38 0.26-0.55 0.59 0.43-0.83
Attended a public talk on CRC     
  No Ref   Ref.  
  Yes 1.23 0.40-1.65 1.70 1.08-2.67
My personal doctor had recommended CR screening     
  No Ref.   Ref.  
  Yes 3.50 2.33-5.27 2.35 1.71-3.22
Family history of CRC     
  No Ref.   Ref.  
  Yes 1.05 0.65-1.70 2.50 1.49-4.19
  1. *Excludes missing values.
  2. # Adjusted for race, age, education, dwelling type, and all variables in HBM.
  3. Ref-referent group.
  4. +The majority >85% are Chinese in the group.