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Table 5 Characteristics of women according to type of health insurance coverage.

From: Determinants of non attendance to mammography program in a region with high voluntary health insurance coverage

Variables Public and private health insurance N (%) Public health insurance N (%) Crude OR (95% CI)
Mammography recommendation by gynaecologist.    
No 22 (17.6) 79 (53.4) 1
Yes 103 (82.4) 69 (46.6) 5.30 (3.05–9.40)**
Mammography recommendation by GPs    
No 100 (80) 113 (76.4) 1
Yes 25 (20) 35 (23.6) 0.80 (0.45–1.44)
Prior mammography last 2 years    
No prior mammograms 32 (26.0) 95 (63.8) 1
Prior mammograms in public centre 8 (6.5) 48 (32.2) 0.49 (0.21–1.15)**
prior mammograms in a private centre 83 (67.5) 6 (4.0) 41.06 (16.36–103.8)**
Age    
50–54 15 (12) 25 (16.9) 1
55–59 55 (44) 50 (33.8) 1.83 (0.86–3.86)
60–65 55 (44) 73 (49.3) 1.25 (0.6–2.6)
Educational level    
Illiterate-incomplete primary 10 (8.1) 38 (25.5) 1
Primary education 39 (31.5) 63 (42.3) 2.35 (1.05–5.25)***
Secondary education 59 (47.6) 46 (30.9) 4.87 (2.19–10.80)**
Higher education 16 (12.9) 2 (1.3) 30.4 (5.97–154.60)**
    P*
Visit to GPs(last year)    
Mean (SD) 6.9 (8.8) 8.9 (10.2) 0.009
Median (P25–P75) 4 (1–10) 6 (2–12)  
Visit to gynaecologist (last 2 years)    
Mean (SD) 1.4 (1.1) 0.7 (1.1)  
Median (P25–P75) 2 (0–2) 0 (0–1) 0.000
  1. * Mann-Whitney U test
  2. **p < 0.001
  3. ***p < 0,05