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Table 5 Step-wise logistic regression: Final (Step 2) models showing the multivariate predictors of bowel screening behaviours

From: Emotional predictors of bowel screening: the avoidance-promoting role of fear, embarrassment, and disgust

 

Decision to delay seeking medical help

Ever provided

a faecal sample

Invasive bowel screening

test in past 5 years

Variable

Odds Ratio (95% CI)

p value

Odds Ratio (95% CI)

p value

Odds Ratio (95% CI)

p value

Sex1

1.22 (0.62–2.39)

.560

1.80 (0.98–3.31)

.059

1.84 (0.85–3.97)

.123

Age

1.00 (0.97–1.04)

.843

1.05 (1.02–1.08)

.002

1.06 (1.02–1.10)

.002

Perceived low colorectal cancer risk2

1.31 (0.68–2.54)

.418

0.51 (0.27–0.96)

.038

0.52 (0.22–1.22)

.133

Perceived high colorectal cancer risk3

1.06 (0.43–2.62)

.906

0.51 (0.23–1.16)

.107

1.76 (0.71–4.36)

.225

Discussed with doctor4

0.47 (0.24–0.95)

.035

2.16 (1.21–3.85)

.009

6.79 (3.57–12.94)

.000

Colorectal cancer screening knowledge

1.19 (1.00–1.42)

.046

0.99 (0.85–1.15)

.868

1.14 (0.93–1.38)

.206

EBBS fear of outcome

1.53 (1.10–2.13)

.012

0.89 (0.64–1.24)

.484

0.92 (0.60–1.42)

.718

EBBS embarrassment

1.49 (0.97–2.29)

.070

1.73 (1.10–2.70)

.017

1.60 (0.92–2.77)

.097

EBBS insertion disgust

0.91 (0.57–1.46)

.698

0.66 (0.42–1.04)

.070

0.41 (0.22–0.76)

.004

EBBS faecal disgust

1.47 (0.88–2.45)

.142

0.75 (0.46–1.24)

.265

1.12 (0.58–2.17)

.734

  1. 1 0 = female (n = 233), 1 = male (n = 72); 2 0 = not perceived low CRC risk (n = 236), 1 = perceived low CRC risk low risk (n = 69); 3 0 = not perceived high CRC risk (n = 266), 1 = perceived high CRC risk (n = 39); 4 0 = never discussed CRC risk with doctor (n = 207), 1 = had discussed CRC risk with doctor (n = 98)