Table 3.

Sociodemographic differences in cancer blame attributions (with outcome of “any blame”)

LeukemiaBreast cancerBowel cancerCervical cancerLung cancer
%OR (95% CI)%OR (95% CI)%OR (95% CI)%OR (95% CI)%OR (95% CI)
Age (y)
    16-39131.00191.00241.00361.00741.00
    40-5960.46 (0.30-0.71)130.62 (0.44-0.86)240.98 (0.74-1.29)330.87 (0.68-1.12)710.83 (0.63-1.08)
    60-9770.52 (0.34-0.80)130.63 (0.45-0.88)210.86 (0.64-1.15)411.22 (0.95-1.57)650.65 (0.50-0.85)
Education
    None101.00141.00191.00341.00621.00
    Low90.86 (0.55-1.33)151.03 (0.72-1.47)211.09 (0.80-1.50)401.30 (1.00-1.69)701.47 (1.12-1.92)
    Medium80.52 (0.51-1.30)151.07 (0.74-1.55)271.56 (1.14-2.13)351.03 (0.77-1.36)772.04 (1.52-2.74)
    High60.63 (0.33-1.17)161.15 (0.74-1.80)291.73 (1.19-2.51)381.16 (0.83-1.63)792.26 (1.54-3.30)
Ethnicity
    White81.00141.00231.00361.00711.00
    Non-White172.33 (1.27-4.30)231.77 (1.04-3.02)271.29 (0.79-2.11)441.37 (0.88-2.15)660.79 (0.50-1.26)

NOTE: Participants who selected 2 to 10 were coded as attributing “any blame.” Boldface indicates significance (P < 0.05).

Abbreviations: OR (95% CI), odds ratio (95% confidence interval).