Skip to main content

Table 2 Adjusted relative risks for participation with self-sampling in the brush device group in comparison to the lavage device group

From: Self-sampling in cervical cancer screening: comparison of a brush-based and a lavage-based cervicovaginal self-sampling device

  RR 95 % CI
Totala 1.1 0,91–1,32
Age groupb
  < =39 1.1 0,77–1,58
 40–49 1.1 0,76–1,54
 50–59 1.28 0,93–1,76
 60–69 0.7 0,38–1,29
Mother tonguec
 Finnish/Swedish 1.1 0,91–1,33
 Other 0.95 0,28–3,20
Education leveld
 Primary 1.59 0,65–3,91
 Secondary 1.05 0,80–1,39
 Tertiary 1.11 0,85–1,44
Marital statuse
 Unmarried 1.17 0,84–1,64
 Married/Widowed 1.08 0,85–1,38
 Divorced 1.21 0,72–2,06
Municipality typef
 Urban 1.15 0,89–1,50
 Semi-urban 1.06 0,74–1,53
 Rural 1.04 0,71–1,53
  1. In the lavage group four women and in the brush-group eight women with unknown marital status are excluded from the analysis. The women participating with a Pap smear after the self-sampling offer are not included as self-sampling participants in this analysis
  2. aAdjusted for age, mother tongue, education level, marital status and municipality type
  3. bAdjusted for mother tongue, education level, marital status and municipality type
  4. cAdjusted for age, education level, marital status and municipality type
  5. dAdjusted for age, mother tongue, marital status and municipality type
  6. eAdjusted for age, mother tongue, education level and municipality type
  7. fAdjusted for age, mother tongue, education level and marital status