Table 5

Multivariate logistic regression model indicating adjusted odds ratios for colorectal screening among men and women in Singapore
Men * Women*
n = 693 n = 1050
Adjusted# OR 95% CI Adjusted# OR 95% CI
Malay
  No+ Ref Ref.
  Yes 0.79 0.50-1.25 0.45 0.22-0.91
Age 1.02 1.00-1.04 1.01 0.98-1.02
Educational level 1.14 1.03-1.26 0.97 0.91-1.23
Worry about getting CRC
  No Ref. Ref.
  Yes 1.57 1.06-2.30 1.44 1.06-1.96
Colonoscopy is potentially dangerous
  No Ref. Ref.
  Yes 0.98 0.66-1.57 0.64 0.46-0.87
Colonoscopy is painful
  No Ref. Ref.
  Yes 0.38 0.26-0.55 0.59 0.43-0.83
Attended a public talk on CRC
  No Ref Ref.
  Yes 1.23 0.40-1.65 1.70 1.08-2.67
My personal doctor had recommended CR screening
  No Ref. Ref.
  Yes 3.50 2.33-5.27 2.35 1.71-3.22
Family history of CRC
  No Ref. Ref.
  Yes 1.05 0.65-1.70 2.50 1.49-4.19

*Excludes missing values.

# Adjusted for race, age, education, dwelling type, and all variables in HBM.

Ref-referent group.

+The majority >85% are Chinese in the group.

Wong et al.

Wong et al. BMC Public Health 2013 13:677   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-13-677

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