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Table 3 Bivariable and Multivariable analysis of factors associated with uptake of pre-cervical cancer screening (PCCS) in Debre Markos town, northwest Ethiopia, March– April2017 (n = 517)

From: Uptake of pre-cervical cancer screening and associated factors among reproductive age women in Debre Markos town, Northwest Ethiopia, 2017

Variable PCCS COR (95%CI) AOR (95%CI) P value
Yes No
Age
 15–24 15 119 1 1  
 25–34 36 192 1.49 (0.78, 2.83) 1.50 (0.67, 3.33)  
 35–49 57 98 4.61 (2.46, 8.65) 3.21 (1.40,7.39) .006
Income, ETB (Ethiopian Birr)
  < 867 ETB 24 148 1 1  
 867–2500 ETB 31 149 1.28 (0.72, 2.29) 1.28 (0.59, 2.78) .541
  > 2500 ETB 53 112 2.92 (1.70, 5.03) 1.93 (0.89, 4.21) .098
History of STI
 Yes 44 30 8.69 (5.09, 14.82) 2.37 (1.11, 5.07) .026
 No 64 379 1   
Have you given birth
 Yes 89 247 3.07 (1.80,5.24) 1.20 (0.53,2.64) .658
 No 19 162 1   
Family history of cervical cancer
 Yes 27 9 14.8 (6.72, 32.69) 4.95 (1.62,15.15) .005
 No 81 400 1   
Number of partners
 Single 51 246 1   
 Multiple 57 163 1.69 (1.10, 2.59) 1.04 (0.55,1.95) .908
Knowledge of pre-cervical cancer
 Knowledgeable 87 153 6.93 (4.13, 11.62) 0.59 (0.27, 1.34) .210
 Not knowledgeable 21 256 1   
Attitude of women on pre-cervical cancer
 Positive attitude 93 136 12.45 (6.95, 22.29) 3.38 (1.92,7.61) .000
 Negative attitude 15 273 1   
Ever visited health institution
 Once or more in one year 55 69 19.49 (9.16,41.45) 6.72 (2.40,18.79) .000
 Once or more in two years 44 120 8.96 (4.23,18.99) 3.76 (1.39,10.19) .009
 Never visited 9 220 1   
Informed about PCCS by health provider
 Yes 85 90 13 (7.81, 21.96) 6.65 (3.64,12.15) .000
 No 23 319 1   
Knew someone with cervical cancer
 Yes 59 52 8.27 (5.13, 13.33) 1.15 (0.56,2.36) .700
 No 49 357 1