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Table 2 Willingness to accept treatment versus participant characteristics

From: Determinants for acceptance of preventive treatment against heart disease – a web-based population survey

  Accepting treatment
  Accepting, n (%) ORcrude ORadj* (95%-CI) Test for trend
Total 365 (34.1) - - -
Gender    p = 0.309 p = 0.760  
 Male 195 (35.6) (ref.) (ref.) -
 Female 170 (32.6) 0.87 0.96 (0.74, 1.25)  
Age groups    p = 0.158 p = 0.421  
 40-44 52 (28.9) (ref.) (ref.) pcrude = 0.027
 45-49 91 (32.7) 1.20 1.10 (0.72,1.68) padj =0.077
 50-54 90 (33.7) 1.25 1.22 (0.80, 1.86)  
 55-60 132 (38.4) 1.53 1.39 (0.93, 2.08)  
Health status    p = 0.282 p = 0.813  
 Good/very good 216 (32.3) (ref.) (ref.) pcrude = 0.118
 Fair 119 (36.6) 1.21 1.07 (0.79, 1.43) padj =0.529
 Poor/very poor 29 (38.7) 1.31 1.16 (0.69, 1.97)  
Experience with heart disease    p < 0.001 p < 0.001  
 Yes, have or have had myself 35 (63.6) (ref.) (ref.) -
 Yes, family member has had 87 (35.5) 0.31 0.33 (0.18, 0.62)  
 No 232 (31.4) 0.26 0.27 (0.15, 0.48)  
Household income    p = 0.429 p = 0.522  
 Low 114 (34.7) (ref.) (ref.) pcrude = 0.497
 Medium 120 (32.6) 0.91 0.96 (0.69, 1.33) padj =0.428
 High 100 (37.6) 1.14 1.16 (0.82, 1.65)  
Education    p = 0.037 p = 0.005  
 Low 96 (39.5) (ref.) (ref.) pcrude = 0.011
 Medium 240 (33.5) 0.77 0.69 (0.50, 0.95) padj = 0.001
 High 26 (25.5) 0.52 0.42 (0.24, 0.73)  
  1. *Adjusted for gender, age (four groups), experience with heart disease, price.