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Table 2 Multivariable analysis of healthcare uptake (N = 340)

From: Health professionals and the early detection of head and neck cancers: a population-based study in a high incidence area

  General practitioner Dentist Non-ENT specialist ENT specialist Nurse
OR CI 95 % p OR CI 95 % p OR CI 95 % p OR CI 95 % p OR CI 95 % p
Sex 0.827   0.846   0.735   0.232   0.799
 Male 1.00    1.00    1.00    1.00    1.00   
 Female 1.09 0.47–2.55   0.93 0.46–1.89   1.11 0.62–1.98   1.54 0.76–3.11   1.08 0.59–1.97  
Age at diagnosis 0.162   0.070   0.081   0.739   0.520
  < 55 years 1.00    1.00    1.00    1.00    1.00   
 55–65 years 0.43 0.17–1.10   0.43 0.21–0.89   1.01 0.55–1.87   0.75 0.34–1.67   1.26 0.68–2.36  
  > =65 years 0.72 0.22–2.35   0.52 0.21–1.28   2.07 0.96–4.45   0.96 0.35–2.67   1.56 0.73–3.36  
Charlson index 0.285   0.739   0.712   0.770   0.011
 0 1.00    1.00    1.00    1.00    1.00   
 1 to 2 2.12 0.69–6.54   1.08 0.43–2.69   1.21 0.54–2.75   0.95 0.35–2.57   1.87 0.74–4.74  
 3 and over 2.99 0.77–11.60   0.81 0.27–2.45   1.47 0.56–3.84   0.70 0.20–2.44   4.06 1.41–11.7  
Département 0.249   0.109   0.769   0.701   0.261
 Calvados 1.00    1.00    1.00    1.00    1.00   
 Manche 1.39 0.51–3.74   0.81 0.30–2.15   0.95 0.43–2.09   1.15 0.43–3.11   1.16 0.52–2.59  
 ZPL 2.36 1.00–5.56   1.98 0.91–4.28   1.30 0.68–2.46   0.88 0.37–2.08   1.27 0.66–2.46  
 Somme 1.87 0.78–4.51   1.00 0.43–2.34   1.26 0.64–2.49   1.39 0.58–3.29   1.94 0.97–3.87  
Deprivation quintile 0.784   0.007   0.003   0.283   0.251
 Privileged 1 1.41 0.47–4.20   1.67 0.64–4.31   3.70 1.67–8.18   1.22 0.46–3.22   1.95 0.92–4.12  
 Quite privileged 2 1.39 0.49–3.95   3.21 1.33–7.78   1.33 0.66–2.71   1.54 0.61–3.87   2.04 0.98–4.22  
 Quite underprivileged 3 0.70 0.27–1.83   3.14 1.25–7.89   0.71 0.34–1.52   0.32 0.07–1.48   1.45 0.67–3.12  
 Underprivileged 4 1.12 0.47–2.69   3.73 1.76–7.90   0.75 0.40–1.38   1.60 0.74–3.46   1.27 0.68–2.38  
 Very underprivileged 5 1.00    1.00    1.00    1.00    1.00   
  1. Abbreviations: OR odds ratio, CI confidence interval, ZPL area around Lille, ENT ear, nose and throat