Table 4

ORs (95% CI) of psychosocial factors reported among respondents in the multivariate logistic regression analysis for registry-confirmed (confirmed cancer) and only self-reported cancer (non-confirmed cancer) with adjustment for age and sex
Confirmed ~ control Non-confirmed ~ control
OR 95% CI OR 95% CI
Stress
   Low 1 1
   Moderate 1.090 0.840 - 1.415 1.052 0.686 - 1.612
   High 0.964 0.701 - 1.326 1.553 0.979 - 2.463
Depression
   Beck 0-19 1 1
   Beck ≥20 1.291 0.813 - 2.051 2.749 1.620 - 4.664
Hostility
   Low 1 1
   Moderate 0.998 0.763-1.306 1.279 0.716 - 1.724
   High 1.144 0.816-1.605 1.068 0.616-1.850
Optimism
   High 1 1
   Moderate 0.877 0.682 - 1.129 1.256 0.820 - 1.924
   Low 1.126 0.827 - 1.533 2.018 1.258 - 3.239
Life satisfaction
   High 1 1
   Moderate 1.236 0.923 - 1.657 1.117 0.716 - 1.724
   Low 1.510 1.069 - 2.131 1.800 1.096 - 2.957
Child adversities (n)
   0 1 1
   1 1.085 0.818 - 1.439 1.594 1.022 - 2.486
   2-6 1.211 0.935 - 1.570 1.761 1.167 - 2.655
Negative events
   Few (0-2) 1 1
   Many (>2) 1.486 1.160 - 1.903 1.616 1.124 - 2.322
Positive events
   Many (>2) 1 1
   Few (0-2) 1.087 0.801 - 1.475 0.994 0.600 - 1.648
Social support (points)
   ≥18 1 1
   12-17 1.195 0.775 - 1.845 0.770 0.334 - 1.775
   6-11 0.839 0.553 - 1.272 1.748 0.841 - 3.635
   0-5 0.689 0.999 - 1.181 2.693 1.197 - 6.060
Support type
   Gets as much as gives 1 1
   Gets more than gives 1.254 0.953 - 1.651 1.071 0.687 - 1.669
   Gets less than gives 0.804 0.618 - 1.045 1.315 0.889 - 1.946

Korpimäki et al.

Korpimäki et al. BMC Family Practice 2012 13:107   doi:10.1186/1471-2296-13-107

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