Table 3

Odds ratios (OR) for GPs’ use of web-address in letters, hyperlinks in electronic test results and in total
Letter Electronic test result Used link at all
OR 95% CI p OR 95% CI p OR 95% CI p
Gender
Female 1 1 1
Male 1.30 0.70;2.41 0.411 1.25 0.68;2.31 0.477 1.06 0.62;1.80 0.835
Age group
≥50 1 1 1
<50 1.27 0.66;2.42 0.476 0.92 0.51;1.65 0.772 0.9 0.49;1.62 0.716
Attitude towards mammography screening
Positive 1 1 1
Negative -* -* -* 0.51 0.15;1.69 0.269 0.34 0.10;1.17 0.086
Not decided yet 0.82 0.32;2.13 0.641 0.88 0.37;2.09 0.777 0.99 0.45;2.18 0.972

*The missing results arise because no GPs with a negative attitude towards mammography screening used the web-address from the paper letter.

Mukai et al.

Mukai et al. BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2012 12:114   doi:10.1186/1472-6947-12-114

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