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The value of age and medical history for predicting colorectal cancer and adenomas in people referred for colonoscopy

Barbara-Ann Adelstein1*, Petra Macaskill2, Robin M Turner2, Peter H Katelaris3 and Les Irwig2

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1 Prince of Wales Clinical School, Faculty of Medicine, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia

2 Screening and Test Evaluation Program, Sydney School of Public Health, University of Sydney University, NSW, Australia

3 Gastroenterology Department, Concord Hospital, University of Sydney, NSW, Australia

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BMC Gastroenterology 2011, 11:97  doi:10.1186/1471-230X-11-97

Published: 8 September 2011

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Table 1: Multinomial model results from two separate models for 1) those patients who have had a colonoscopy in the last 10 years, and 2) those patients who have not. Table showing odds ratios for each variable in the multinomial model for cancer, advanced adenoma, adenomas 6-9 mm, and adenomas ≤ 5 mm, shown for patients who have had a colonoscopy in the last 10 years and for those who have not.

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