Table 2

Association (prevalence ratio (PR)) between GPs’ attitudes towards screening and women’s non-participation in a breast cancer screening programme
Crude Model 1 Model 2 Model 3
GP’s Characteristics Women’s characteristics Model 2 + distance
Attitude
Positive 1 (ref) 1 (ref) 1 (ref) 1 (ref)
Negative 1.24 (1.06-1.47)** 1.25 (1.07-1.46)** 1.23 (1.07-1.41)** 1.17 (1.02-1.34)*
Indecisive 1.23 (0.99-1.53) 1.22 (0.98-1.52) 1.17 (0.97-1.40) 1.10 (0.96-1.26)
GP’s gender
Male 1 (ref) 1 (ref) - -
Female 1.06 (0.89-1.26) 1.05 (0.88-1.26)
GP’s age1 1.00 (0.99-1.01) 1.00 (0.99-1.01) - -
Women’s age
50-54 1 (ref) - 1 (ref) 1 (ref)
55-59 1.05 (0.94-1.18) 1.06 (0.95-1.18) 1.07 (0.96-1.19)
60-64 1.09 (0.97-1.23) 1.04 (0.93-1.17) 1.04 (0.93-1.17)
65+ 1.36 (1.20-1.54)** 1.11 (0.98-1.26) 1.12 (1.00-1.25)
Income2
Low 1 (ref) - 1 (ref) 1 (ref)
Middle 0.58 (0.53-0.64)** 0.66 (0.60-0.72)** 0.67 (0.61-0.73)**
High 0.45 (0.41-0.51)** 0.58 (0.51-0.65)** 0.58 (0.52-0.65)**
Marital status
Married 1 (ref) - 1 (ref) 1 (ref)
Cohabiting 1.37 (1.21-1.55)** 1.41 (1.24-1.60)** 1.40 (1.24-1.59)**
Single 1.97 (1.82-2.13)** 1.61 (1.49-1.75)** 1.62 (1.49-1.76)**
Ethnicity
Danish 1 (ref) - 1 (ref) 1 (ref)
Western immigrants 1.62 (1.36-1.93)** 1.46 (1.23-1.74)** 1.43 (1.19-1.71)**
Non-western immigrants 2.50 (2.16-2.89)** 1.91 (1.63-2.23)** 1.99 (1.73-2.28)**
Distance to screening site
0-20 km. 1 (ref) - - 1 (ref)
>20-40 km. 1.03 (0.89-1.19) 1.05 (0.92-1.19)
>40-60 km. 1.22 (1.02-1.47)* 1.19 (1.03-1.38)*
>60 km. 1.58 (1.33-1.87)** 1.52 (1.32-1.76)**

1 Numeric

2 Divided in tertiles based on OECD-adjusted household income the year prior to screening (in euros).

*p < 0.05.

**p < 0.01.

Model 1 – adjusted for GP age and GP gender.

Model 2 – adjusted for women’s age, OECD-adjusted household income, marital status, and ethnicity.

Model 3 – adjusted for women’s age, OECD-adjusted household income, marital status, ethnicity, and distance to screening site.

Jensen et al.

Jensen et al. BMC Cancer 2012 12:254   doi:10.1186/1471-2407-12-254

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