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Table 2 Multivariable models of characteristics associated with utilization of colon tests

From: Persistent demographic differences in colorectal cancer screening utilization despite Medicare reimbursement

  OR (95% CI) for fecal occult blood test, year 2000 OR (95% CI) for any invasive test*, 1994–1998 OR (95% CI) for any invasive test, year 2000 OR (95% CI) for screening colon test*, 1994–1998 OR (95% CI) for screening colon test year 2000
Sex      
   Male 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00
   Female 1.18 (1.15, 1.21) 0.99 (0.98, 1.01) 0.96 (0.93, 0.98) 0.84 (0.82, 0.86) 0.80 (0.77, 0.83)
Age      
   65–69 yrs 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00
   70–74 yrs 1.01 (0.98. 1.04) 1.12 (1.10, 1.14) 1.09 (0.99, 1.06) 1.05 (1.02, 1.08) 0.96 (0.92, 1.00)
   75–79 yrs 0.94 (0.91, 0.96) 1.14 (1.12, 1.17) 0.96 (0.92, 0.99) 0.99 (0.96, 1.01) 0.82 (0.78, 0.86)
   ≥ 80 yrs 0.59 (0.57, 0.61) 0.83 (0.82, 0.85) 0.68 (0.65, 0.70) 0.60 (0.58, 0.61) 0.43 (0.41, 0.45)
Race      
   White 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00
   Black 0.47 (0.42, 0.54) 0.83 (0.78, 0.89) 0.83 (0.74, 0.92) 0.68 (0.62, 0.76) 0.74 (0.63, 0.87)
   Hispanic 0.30 (0.23, 0.38) 0.65 (0.56, 0.76) 0.59 (0.48, 0.72) 0.48 (0.38, 0.61) 0.40 (0.28, 0.56)
   Asian 0.60 (0.54, 0.66) 0.72 (0.66, 0.78) 0.74 (0.67, 0.82) 0.65 (0.58, 0.72) 0.70 (0.60, 0.81)
   Other 0.67 (0.61, 0.74) 0.71 (0.68, 0.75) 0.77 (0.69, 0.85) 0.66 (0.62, 0.71) 0.40 (0.28, 0.56)
Residence      
   Urban 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00
   Rural 1.20 (1.17, 1.23) 0.94 (0.92, 0.96) 0.92 (0.89, 0.95) 0.92 (0.89, 0.94) 0.89 (0.85, 0.93)
  1. * Data from 1994–98 was published previously [16].