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Table 3 Socioeconomic gradients in practice, knowledge and negative attitudes towards mammography screening

From: Effect of an organised screening program on socioeconomic inequalities in mammography practice, knowledge and attitudes

  Socioeconomic gradients in outcomesa p value for change between 1998 and 2012 (interaction term)
Outcome Socioeconomic marker 1998 2012
   OR between adjacent categories of SE marker  
Reporting at least 2 screening mammograms over the past 4 years Incomeb 1.36 (p < 0.001) 1.17(p = 0.024) 0.10
Educationc 1.25 (p = 0.012) 1.03 (p = 0.74) 0.018
   Difference in mean scores between adjacent categories of SE marker  
Knowledge regarding mammography screening Income 2.24 (p = 0.009) 2.85 (p < 0.001) 0.63
Education 1.73 (p = 0.028) 1.39 (p = 0.001) 0.34
Score of negative attitude towards mammography screening Income −3.89 (p = < 0.001) −3.05 (p < 0.001) 0.041
Education −2.96 (p = 0.002) −1.44 (p = 0.004) 0.025
  1. aReported values correspond to the regression coefficients of the SES variable issued from models detailed in the text
  2. bincome refers to reported household income used as a categorical variable in the model, with predefined income categories as detailed in the method section
  3. ceducation refers to the reported number of years of education of participants, used as a categorical variable in the model using predefined education categories as detailed in the method section