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Table 3 Risk factors for delay in follow up after abnormal findings in gastric cancer screening

From: Time to follow up after an abnormal finding in organized gastric cancer screening in Korea

Variables OR Upper CI Lower CI
Age 0.977 0.962 0.991
Sex    
 Male 1.000   
 Female 0.847 0.630 1.138
Result    
 Suspicion of cancer 1.000   
 Cancer 14.902 10.606 20.937
Health Insurance    
 Medical Aid 1.000   
 NHI premium in the lower 50% 2.471 1.368 4.461
 NHI premium in the upper 50% 1.516 0.935 2.459
Method    
 UGIS 1.000   
 Endoscopy 1.481 1.075 2.041
Symptom    
 Fatigue    
  No 1.000   
  Yes 0.900 0.611 1.323
 Abdominal pain and discomfort    
  No 1.000   
  Yes 0.919 0.594 1.423
 Abdominal bloating    
  No 1.000   
  Yes 1.413 0.870 2.295
 Indigestion    
  No 1.000   
  Yes 1.607 1.011 2.555
 Changes in bowel habits    
  No 1.000   
  Yes 1.050 0.681 1.618
 Weight loss    
  No 1.000   
  Yes 0.742 0.377 1.462