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Table 3 Factors associated with CC screening uptake among women previously aware of CC in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire, 2018 (N = 786)

From: Barriers and facilitators in cervical cancer screening uptake in Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire in 2018: a cross-sectional study

Variables CCS¥ uptake Multivariable analysis (initial model) Multivariable analysis (final model)
n/N* % OR (CI 95%) p value aOR (CI 95%) p
value
Age (years)
  ≤ 30 21/383 5.5 1 1
  [30–45[ 56/359 15.6 2.5 (1.4–4.7) 0.003 3.0 (1.6–5.5) < 0.001
  ≥ 45 10/44 22.7 5.1 (1.8–14.3) 0.002 6.2 (2.3–17.2) < 0.001
Marital status
 Single 27/291 9.3 1
 Living with a partner 60/495 12.1 1.4 (0.8–2.6) 0.216
Educational level
 No formal 10/177 5.7 1
 Primary or Secondary 41/385 10.7 1.9 (0.8–4.3) 0.142 1.9 (0.9–4.2) 0.126
 University 36/224 16.1 2.5 (1.0–6.0) 0.045 2.8 (1.2–6.6) 0.017
Monthly income (αUSD)
  ≤ 40 USD 8/69 11.6 1    
 40–160 25/397 6.3 1.0 (0.4–2.6) 0.964
  ≥ 160 54/320 16.9 0.7 (0.4–1.3) 0.213
Source of information on CC¥
 Through medias 25/529 4.7 1  
 In an hospital 22/87 25.3 6.1 (2.9–12.5) < 0.001 5.8 (2.8–11.8) < 0.001
 Through relatives£ 17/115 14.8 2.6 (1.2–5.3) 0.012 2.7 (1.3–5.6) 0.008
 During a mass campaign 23/55 41.8 17.6 (8.1–37.9) < 0.001 18.2 (8.5–39.1) < 0.001
Clarity of information
 Not clear for me 42/672 6.3 1 1
 Very clear for me 45/114 39.5 2.3 (1.7–3.1) < 0.001 2.6 (1.9–3.4) < 0.001
Knowing CC¥ as a preventable disease
vNo 15/317 4.7 1  
Yes 72/469 15.4 1.8 (0.9–3.6) 0.072
  1. ¥CCS: Cervical Cancer Screening
  2. *n/N: number of women who had ever been screened for CC/Number of women per category
  3. £Relatives: friends or parents; αUSD: United States Dollars