|Percentages and 95% CIs of U.S. workers undergoing cancer tests and medical care-seeking by paid sick leave, NHIS, 2008|
|Paid Sick Leave|
|Cancer test||n||Has sick leave||Doesn't have sick leave||p*|
|%||95% CI||%||95% CI|
|# physician visits||11,504||84.0||82.8-85.2||72.0||70.3-73.7||<0.001|
|in past year|
|Seen doctor in||11,533||69.1||67.6-70.4||57.9||56.1-59.8||<0.001|
FOBT, fecal occult blood test; CI, confidence interval;
Mammography within past 2 years, women age >39.
Endoscopy for adult workers within past 5 years for flexible sigmoidoscopy or 10 years for colonoscopy.
Home FOBT for adult workers within past year age > 49.
# physician visits and seen doctor in past 12 months for all workers.
p* values are based on an chi square test for association.
Peipins et al.
Peipins et al. BMC Public Health 2012 12:520 doi:10.1186/1471-2458-12-520