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Table 2 Associations between FOBt screening uptake, sociodemographic characteristics, and having read the standard information booklet about FOBt screening, England, 2014, n = 1307

From: A lack of information engagement among colorectal cancer screening non-attenders: cross-sectional survey

  Read none of 'The Facts' booklet Adjusted OR* (95 % CI)
FOBt screening uptake status
 ‘Ever’ 36 (4 %) 1.00 (ref)
 ‘Never’ 251 (63 %) 39.0 (26.2, 58.1)
Age
 60-65 171 (25 %) 1.00 (ref)
 66-70 116 (19 %) 0.81 (0.56, 1.16)
Sex
 Female 154 (23 %) 1.00 (ref)
 Male 133 (21 %) 1.34 (0.93, 1.92)
Ethnicity
 White 255 (20 %) 1.00 (ref)
 Non-white 32 (55 %) 3.47 (1.60, 7.54)
Educational attainment
 Degree level or higher 49 (19 %) 1.00 (ref)
 School level 122 (21 %) 1.14 (0.67, 1.95)
 No formal qualifications 108 (26 %) 1.50 (0.82, 2.75)
 Missing 8 (14 %) 0.77 (0.26, 2.26)
Social grade
 A/B (upper/middle class) 56 (17 %) 1.00 (ref)
 C1 (lower middle class) 48 (17 %) 0.83 (0.47, 1.47)
 C2 (skilled working class) 50 (21 %) 1.00 (0.54, 1.85)
 D (working class) 44 (29 %) 1.35 (0.68, 2.67)
 E (non-working/unemployed) 89 (30 %) 1.26 (0.72, 2.23)
  1. *All variables in the table are mutually adjusted for in the logistic regression model. The ORs are for reading 'none' versus 'a little'/'some'/'most'/'almost all'/'all' of The Facts booklet