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Table 6 Adjusted rate ratios (ARR) and [95 % confidence intervals] for appropriate breast cancer screening for women, from multivariable Poisson regression, by age group

From: Breast cancer screening disparities among urban immigrants: a population-based study in Ontario, Canada

Variable Effect Ages 50–59 Ages 60–69 Ages 50–69
Income quintile 1 0.90 [0.90 - 0.91] 0.92 [0.91 - 0.92] 0.91 [0.91 - 0.91]
  2 0.94 [0.94 - 0.95 0.96 [0.96 - 0.96] 0.95 [0.95 - 0.96]
  3 0.97 [0.96 - 0.97] 0.97 [0.97 - 0.98] 0.97 [0.97 - 0.97]
  4 0.98 [0.98 - 0.99] 0.99 [0.99 - 1.00] 0.99 [0.98 - 0.99]
  Missing 0.90 [0.86 - 0.93] 0.93 [0.90 - 0.96] 0.91 [0.89 - 0.94]
  5 (Reference)    
Rural Missing 1.13 [1.05 - 1.22] 0.99 [0.91 - 1.07] 1.06 [1.00 - 1.13]
  Urban 0.99 [0.98 - 1.00] 0.98 [0.97 - 0.99] 0.99 [0.98 - 0.99]
  Rural (Reference)    
RUBS 2 1.45 [1.42 - 1.47] 1.51 [1.48 - 1.54] 1.48 [1.46 - 1.50]
  3 1.68 [1.65 - 1.71] 1.76 [1.73 - 1.79] 1.72 [1.70 - 1.75]
  4+ 1.69 [1.66 - 1.71] 1.75 [1.72 - 1.78] 1.73 [1.71 - 1.75]
  0-1 (Reference)    
General physical check-up Yes 1.66 [1.65 - 1.68] 1.54 [1.53 - 1.55] 1.60 [1.59 - 1.61]
  No (Reference)    
Enrollment model FHG/CCM 0.94 [0.93 - 0.95] 0.93 [0.92 - 0.94] 0.96 [0.95 - 0.96]
  FHN 1.04 [1.01 - 1.08] 1.02 [0.99 - 1.06] 1.02 [1.00 - 1.05]
  FHT 1.04 [1.03 - 1.04] 1.03 [1.03 - 1.04] 1.00 [0.99 - 1.01]
  No Model 0.79 [0.77 - 0.80] 0.79 [0.78 - 0.81] 0.78 [0.77 - 0.79]
  Other Model 1.03 [1.01 - 1.06] 1.04 [1.02 - 1.06] 0.99 [0.97 - 1.01]
  FHO (Reference)    
Physician sex Male 0.96 [0.95 - 0.96] 0.96 [0.96 - 0.97] 0.97 [0.96 - 0.97]
  Female (Reference)    
Physician training International 0.96 [0.95 - 0.96] 0.95 [0.94 - 0.96] 0.96 [0.95 - 0.97]
  Missing 0.97 [0.92 - 1.03] 0.94 [0.88 - 1.01] 0.94 [0.88 - 0.99]
  Domestic (Reference)    
Group Established Immigrant 0.99 [0.99 - 1.00] 0.93 [0.92 - 0.93] 0.96 [0.96 - 0.97]
  New Immigrant 0.91 [0.89 - 0.93] 0.80 [0.78 - 0.82] 0.87 [0.85 - 0.88]
  Recent Immigrant 0.95 [0.93 - 0.96] 0.83 [0.81 - 0.84] 0.90 [0.89 - 0.91]
  RR 0.96 [0.95 - 0.97] 0.93 [0.92 - 0.93] 0.94 [0.94 - 0.95]
  LTR (Reference)    
GP visits   1.00 [1.00 - 1.00] 1.00 [1.00 - 1.00] 1.00 [1.00 - 1.00]