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Table 3 Results of the regression analysis

From: Organized screening programmes for breast and cervical cancer in 17 EU countries: trajectories of attendance rates

Regressor Breast cancer Cervical cancer
screening Screening
Per 100 Per 100
inhabitants Inhabitants
% Persons, Female, aged 55–59 over 50–69 2.29
(1.07)  
% Persons, Female, aged 60–64 over 50–69 1.79
(0.93)  
% Persons, Female, aged 65–69 over 50–69 1.42
(1.01)  
Time effect 0.87  
(0.566)  
R 2 0.954  
Countries 16  
Average obs.per country 8.9  
% Persons, Female, aged 30–39 over 20–69 5.18*
  (1.11)
% Persons, Female, aged 40–49 over 20–69 3.46*
  (1.16)
% Persons, Female, aged 50–59 over 20–69 3.29
  (2.05)
% Persons, Female, aged 60–69 over 20–69 1.9
  (1.93)
Time effect   1.77
  (0.081)
R 2   0.942
Countries   13
Average obs. per country   8.2
Mean income of households (€ in thousands) 1.36 0.61
(0.83) (1.01)
Time effect 0.68 1.1
(0.741) (0.372)
R 2 0.95 0.901
Countries 14 13
Average obs. per country 8.4 8.4
Gini index (%) 0.35 1.52*
(0.22) (0.35)
Time effect 1.52 1.36
(0.145) (0.216)
R 2 0.943 0.89
Countries 16 14
Average obs. per country 7.5 7.6
Preventive Care All Financing Scheme ($) 0.0 −0.05
(0.03) (0.04)
Time effect 1.7 1.41
(0.089) (0.185)
R 2 0.938 0.891
Countries 16 14
Average obs. per country 8.6 8.9
Preventive Care Government and Compulsory insurance schemes ($) −0.07 − 0.15
(0.05) (0.09)
Time effect 2.37 2.3
(0.014) (0.018)
R 2 0.939 0.899
Countries 16 14
Average obs. per country 8.6 8.9
Educational attainment level % Female, 20–24 years, 0.06
Education levels 3–8   0.15
Time effect   1.65
  (0.103)
R 2   0.902
Countries   14
Average obs. per country   9.1
Educational attainment level % Female, 25–34 years, −0.31
Education levels 3–8   (0.45)
Time effect   1.46
  (0.165)
R 2   0.896
Countries   14
Average obs. per country   9.7
Educational attainment level % Female, 35–44 years, −0.36
Education levels 3–8   (0.29)
Time effect   1.76
  0.076
R 2   0.898
Countries   14
Average obs. per country   9.7
Educational attainment level % Female, 45–54 years, −0.19 0.11
Education levels 3–8 (0.27) 0.24
Time effect 1.72 0.61
(0.083) (0.800)
R 2 0.942 0.894
Countries 16 14
Average obs. per country 9.7 9.7
Educational attainment level % Female, 55–64 years, −0.56 −0.09
Education levels 3–8 (0.32) 0.26
Time effect 4.17 0.82
(< 0.001) (0.610)
R 2 0.949 0.894
Countries 16 14
Average obs. per country 9.7 9.7
Unemployment, % of female labour force 0.09 0.3
(0.39) (0.34)
Time effect 0.53 0.99
(0.814) (0.446)
R 2 0.863 0.896
Countries 16 14
Average obs. per country 7.2 7.4
Self-employed, % of female employment 0.75 −0.13
(0.94) (0.98)
Time effect 0.48 1.35
(0.850) 0.24
R 2 0.963 0.896
Countries 16 14
Average obs. per country 7.2 7.4
  1. Notes: Robust standard errors are given in parentheses under the coefficients, and p-values are given in parentheses under the F-statistics of time effect. The individual coefficient with an asterisk (*) is significant at the 5% level