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Table 3 The effect factors of pap smear utilization among women with visual impairment: Logistic regressiona

From: The utilization and barriers of Pap smear among women with visual impairment

Various B Exp (B) p-value 95 % CI
Constant −1.468 0.230   
Age −0.041 0.960 0.100 0.914–1.008
Marriage
 Married reference    
 Unmarried −0.578 0.561 0.486 0.110–2.856
 Others 1.177 3.243 0.190 0.558–18.865
Education
 Elementary school diploma and lower 0.833 2.300 0.212 0.622–8.502
 High school diploma 0.411 1.509 0.497 0.460–4.951
 University and higher reference    
Employee status
 No reference    
 Yes 0.030 1.031 0.954 0.372–2.858
 Student −18.266 <0.001 0.999
Severity of disability
 Mild reference    
 Moderate −0.587 0.556 0.182 0.235–1.316
 Severe −0.802 0.449 0.059 0.195–1.030
The causes of disability
 Inborn (congenital) reference    
 Acquired 0.079 1.082 0.849 0.480–2.441
Gynecology experiences
 No reference    
 Ever: before 1 year 2.127 8.393** 0.002 2.131–33.048
 Ever: during 1 year 3.996 54.403*** <0.001 13.236–223.609
Main care giver
 Care-self reference    
 Mother and sisters −0.392 0.675 0.672 0.110–4.150
 Daughter and daughter in law 1.876 6.530 0.079 0.802–53.130
 Husband 2.050 7.765 0.058 0.935–64.467
 Others 1.723 5.601 0.124 0.625–50.178
  R2CS = 0.400, R2N = 0.552
  1. aThe reference group is no experience in using Pap smear
  2. **p < 0.01, ***p < 0.001