Table 2.

Simple and multiple ordinal regressions of the predictors of perceived risk of CRC (lower/the same/higher)

Simple odds of perceived riskSimple significanceMultiple odds of perceived riskMultiple significance
Gender
    Female1.001.00
    Male0.79 [0.72, 0.86]<0.0010.84 [0.76, 0.94]0.001
Age
    55–59 years1.001.00
    60–64 years0.86 [0.78, 0.94]<0.0010.89 [0.80, 0.98]0.021
Ethnicity
    White1.001.00
    Non-white0.49 [0.39, 0.61]<0.0010.50 [0.38, 0.64]<0.001
Marital status
    Married1.001.00
    Not married1.04 [0.94, 1.16]0.3900.92 [0.81, 1.04]0.189
Townsend deprivation
    0 (affluent)1.001.00
    11.04 [0.93, 1.18]0.4710.98 [0.86, 1.13]0.828
    21.00 [0.88, 1.13]0.9820.83 [0.68, 0.96]0.011
    3 (deprived)1.13 [1.00, 1.28]0.0500.86 [0.74, 1.00]0.051
Family history (FDRs only)
    01.001.00
    13.53 [2.94, 4.24]<0.0013.37 [2.76, 4.10]<0.001
    2+6.63 [3.87, 11.36]<0.0015.58 [3.02, 10.33]<0.001
Smoking
    No1.001.00
    Yes1.43 [1.29, 1.58]<0.0011.32 [1.16, 1.49]<0.001
Exercise
    Yes1.001.00
    No1.50 [1.36, 1.65]<0.0011.27 [1.14, 1.42]<0.001
Bowel symptoms
    0, 11.001.00
    2, 31.75 [1.59, 1.93]<0.0011.59 [1.42, 1.78]<0.001
    4+4.72 [4.16, 5.37]<0.0013.69 [3.16, 4.32]<0.001
Subjective health
    Excellent1.001.00
    Good2.13 [5.37, 8.94]<0.0011.81 [1.56, 1.37]<0.001
    Fair4.17 [3.59, 4.85]<0.0012.99 [2.47, 3.60]<0.001
    Poor6.92 [5.37, 8.94]<0.0014.43 [3.20, 6.13]<0.001
Anxiety
    Low1.001.00
    Medium1.42 [1.79, 2.21]<0.0011.13 [1.00, 1.28]0.057
    High1.99 [1.79, 2.21]<0.0011.20 [1.05, 1.37]0.006