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Table 3 Univariate analysis of the determinants of screening in or outside the population BC screening

From: Coverage determinants of breast cancer screening in Flanders: an evaluation of the past decade

Variable Crude OR (95% CI) P value
Year 1.002 (0.996–1.008) 0.534
Age group   < 0.001
 50–54 year ref  
 55–59 year 1.034 (0.993–1.077)  
 60–64 year 1.014 (0.973–1.057)  
 65–69 year 0.933 (0.894–0.973)  
BC screening   < 0.001
 Population BC screening ref  
 Non-population BC screening 0.184 (0.180–0.189)  
Population and households   
 number of residents (105 residents) 0.962 (0.941–0.983) < 0.001
 population density (1000 residents per km2) 0.918 (0.888–0.949) < 0.001
 natural balance (per 1000 residents) 0.996 (0.990–1.002) 0.194
 same address as last year (compared to all residents) 1.024 (1.013–1.035) < 0.001
 non-Belgian nationality (compared to all residents) 0.996 (0.993–0.999) 0.016
 average household size 1.282 (1.138–1.444) < 0.001
Welfare and poverty
 women with equivalent living wages (compared to all women) 0.899 (0.855–0.945) < 0.001
 share of borrowers with at least one overdue loan (compared to all borrowers) 0.970 (0.958–0.982) < 0.001
 job seekers (compared to all residents) 0.961 (0.936–0.987) 0.004
Health and handicap
 physical disability18-64y (compared to all residents of 18-64y) 1.003 (0.986–1.021) 0.701
 diabetes (compared to all residents) 0.972 (0.954–0.991) 0.003
 dental visit (compared to all residents) 1.009 (1.006–1.012) < 0.001