Table 2

Factors associated with cervical cancer screening among women ≥30 years, 1998–2010
Variables 1998 2001 2005 2008 2010
Education
None or elementary school 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00
Middle or high school 1.43 (1.13-1.82) 1.67 (1.18-2.38) 1.15 (0.82-1.61) 1.24 (0.93-1.66) 1.71 (1.24-2.35)
University or higher 1.56 (1.05-2.30) 1.56 (0.94-2.61) 1.00 (0.64-1.56) 1.90 (1.26-2.87) 1.73 (1.12-2.66)
Household income
Quartile 1 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00
Quartile 2 1.22 (0.92-1.62) 1.65 (1.16-2.34) 1.39 (1.00-1.93) 1.09 (0.82-1.46) 1.12 (0.84-1.49)
Quartile 3 1.52 (1.11-2.07) 1.72 (1.15-2.59) 1.93 (1.44-2.59) 1.05 (0.78-1.40) 1.21 (0.89-1.66)
Quartile 4 1.31 (0.95-1.81) 1.80 (1.22-2.68) 2.82 (2.01-3.96) 1.34 (0.97-1.84) 1.45 (1.08-1.94)
Occupation
white collar 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00
blue collar 0.92 (0.69-1.23) 1.08 (0.70-1.66) 1.01 (0.72-1.41) 1.01 (0.78-1.32) 1.29 (0.95-1.76)
others 1.12 (0.87-1.44) 1.02 (0.79-1.35) 1.04 (0.79-1.35) 1.18 (0.93-1.49) 1.20 (0.92-1.57)

Results are presented as adjusted odds ratios and (95% confidence intervals), and adjusted for age, marital status, health insurance type, limitation in general activities, perceived health status, smoking, and body mass index.

Lee et al.

Lee et al. BMC Public Health 2013 13:553   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-13-553

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