Table 4

Stratified adjusted estimates of the association between PCP specialty and use of CRC screening, MCBS 2006-2007 (n = 3,276)

Characteristics

Percent screened (95% CI]

Odds ratios for FPs relative to internists (95% CI)


Internists

Family Physician


Age, yrs


50-54

49.7 (41.5-57.9)

33.6 (23.5-43.7)

0.50 (0.27-0.89)


55-64

48.6 (42.5-54.7)

45.6 (39.7-51.4)

0.93 (0.65-1.33)


65-69

62.2 (59.8-64.7)

56.4 (53.4-59.4)

0.87 (0.75-1.01)


70-75

62.8 (60.0-65.5)

54.0 (51.1-56.9)

0.76 (0.64-0.90)


Race/Ethnicity


Whites

62.0 (59.9-64.1)

54.5 (52.2-56.8)

0.83 (0.73-0.94)


Blacks

60.3 (55.1-65.5)

44.1 (35.3-52.8)

0.62 (0.41-0.92)


Hispanics

50.4 (44.1-56.6)

43.1 (35.3-51.0)

0.75 (0.47-1.19)


Others

41.6 (31.9-51.4)

41.1 (28.5-53.6)

1.08 (0.58-2.01)


Residing in Metropolitan Service Area


No

53.9 (50.1-57.8)

46.0 (41.9-50.0)

0.80 (0.63-1.01)


Yes

61.6 (59.6-63.6)

55.9 (53.7-58.1)

0.81 (0.72-0.91)


Less than high school diploma


No

62.8 (60.7-64.8)

56.8 (54.8-58.9)

0.81 (0.72-0.91)


Yes

48.8 (44.8-52.8)

40.9 (37.2-44.6)

0.79 (0.63-0.98)


Annual household income


>$25,000

67.6 (65.6-69.5)

61.2 (58.8-63.7)

0.80 (0.70-0.92)


<$25,000

50.8 (47.7-54.0)

43.7 (40.4-47.1)

0.81 (0.68-0.97)


Had supplemental health insurance


No

47.5 (43.6-51.3)

43.7 (39.4-48.0)

0.91 (0.73-1.14)


Yes

64.4 (62.4-66.3)

56.4 (54.3-58.5)

0.77 (0.68-0.87)


Higgins et al. BMC Gastroenterology 2012 12:23   doi:10.1186/1471-230X-12-23

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