Table 2

Predictors of the decision to accept genetic testing for HNPCC

Estimate (SE)Odds ratioa95% CIP
Intercept2.97 (0.68)
Log (distance)−0.76 (0.12)0.470.37–0.59<0.001
Coping
 ≥90% confident1.38 (0.48)4.001.53–10.30.005
 Reference group: <90% confident
Colorectal screening
 Never had a colonoscopy−0.81 (0.37)0.450.21–0.930.030
 Reference group: had a colonoscopy
Cancer thoughts
 Rarely/never
 Reference group: sometimes/often/a lot−0.83 (0.49)0.440.17–1.130.088
Risk perception (linear)0.65 (0.28)1.921.11–3.350.021
Risk perception (quadratic)−0.19 (0.06)0.830.73–0.940.004
Cancer thoughts *risk perception (linear)−0.62 (0.33)0.540.28–1.030.061
Cancer thoughts *risk perception (quadratic)0.10 (0.08)1.110.95–1.290.180
  • a Odds ratios are adjusted for all other variables in the model.