Table 2

Comparison of demographic characteristics of women who accepted and who did not accept a cervical cancer screening invitation
Accepted screening invitation N=804 % Did not accept screening invitation N=313 % Accepted vs. non accepted Crude OR (95%CI) Accepted vs. non accepted Adjusted* OR (95%CI)
Age(years)
25-34 319 39.7 153 48.9 1 1
35-44 301 37.4 104 33.2 1.39 (1.02-1.88) 3.52 (2.37-5.14)
45-59 184 22.9 56 17.9 1.58 (1.09-2.29) 7.09 (4.19-12.3)
Marital status
Married 628 78.1 214 68.4 1.18 (0.82-1.84) 2.43 (1.18-2.20)
Single 176 21.9 51 16.3 1 1
Education
No schooling 49 6.1 35 11.2 1 1
Primary school 471 58.6 208 66.4 1.62 (0.99-2.63) 1.81 (1.01 - 3.42)
Sec. school 284 35.3 70 22.4 2.90 (1.69-4.96) 1.94 (1.13 - 4.01)
No of children
0-2 324 40.3 54 17.2 3.74 (2.53-5-53) 3.21 (1.71-7.03)
3-4 302 37.6 129 41.2 1.46 (1.05-2.02) 1.08 (0.98-2.71)
5+ 178 22.1 111 35.4 1 1.00

*Adjusted for the effect of age, education, marital status and number of children.

Kahesa et al.

Kahesa et al. BMC Public Health 2012 12:1093   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-12-1093

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