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Table 1 Internet access: multivariate logistic regression (Number of observations = 3023)

From: Health information seeking on the Internet: a double divide? Results from a representative survey in the Paris metropolitan area, France, 2005–2006

  % of sample aOR* 95% CI P**
Gender     0.761
   Men 47.1 1 -  
   Women 52.9 0.96 0.74–1.25  
Age group (years)     < 0.0001
   > 59 22.5 1 -  
   45–59 23.7 4.49 2.83–7.12  
   30–44 30.4 11.72 7.16–19.19  
   < 30 23.4 23.99 13.33–43.16  
Level of education     < 0.0001
   None/Primary 9.7 1 -  
   Secondary 38.9 3.31 2.08–5.29  
   Postsecondary 51.4 14.99 9.10–24.71  
Monthly household income (€/CU)     < 0.0001
   1st quartile 25.0 1 -  
   2nd quartile 25.9 1.55 1.12–2.16  
   3rd quartile 24.2 2.78 1.82–4.25  
   4th quartile 24.9 3.45 2.14–5.58  
Occupational status     < 0.0001
   Active 65.9 1 -  
   Inactive 27.2 0.41 0.27–0.61  
   Student 6.9 3.57 1.02–12.63  
Nationality     0.002
   French/French parents 68.4 1 -  
   French/Foreign parents 17.7 0.79 0.56–1.13  
   Foreign 13.9 0.49 0.33–0.72  
Perception of having financial difficulties     0.008
   No 55.0 1 -  
   Yes 45.0 0.68 0.51–0.90  
Difficulty reading French     < 0.0001
   No 91.8 1 -  
   Yes 8.2 0.26 0.16–0.43  
Social integration     < 0.0001
   Isolated 16.7 1 -  
   Helped 6.2 1.33 0.73–2.43  
   Integrated 77.1 2.60 1.89–3.59  
Current health problem(s)     0.036
   No 30.3 1 -  
   Yes 69.7 0.72 0.53–0.98  
  1. * Adjusted odds ratio
  2. ** Overall p_value based on the Type III Wald statistic