Table 3.

Factors associated with time to diagnostic resolution (T1) following cervical cancer screening abnormality in the Chicago Cancer Navigation Project participants

T1 in days60 days
CharacteristicsaHRa,b (95%CI)aORb (95%CI)
Patient navigation
Control sitesRefcRef
Navigated Sites3.57** (2.38–5.35)
 Resolution before 30 days1.42 (0.83–2.43)
 Resolution after 30 days2.31** (1.75–3.06)
Race/ethnicityd
BlackRefRef
Hispanic1.62** (1.23–2.13)1.93** (1.22–3.07)
Age1.01* (1.00–1.02)1.02 (0.99–1.04)
Insurance status
 PrivateRefRef
 Uninsured1.26 (0.92–1.71)2.49** (1.36–4.58)
 Public1.21 (0.91–1.62)1.37 (0.76–2.48)
Marital status
 Current partneredRefRef
 Never partnered0.90 (0.66–1.22)0.83 (0.46–1.51)
 Past partnered0.81 (0.51–1.29)0.75 (0.30–1.88)
Pap smear findings
 Low-gradeRefRef
 High-grade0.99 (0.98–1.02)1.01 (0.98–1.03)

*, P < 0.05 and **, P < 0.01.

  • aHigher HR corresponds to shorter time interval.

  • bAnalyses adjusted for all variables listed in the table and site random effects.

  • cRef, reference group.

  • dWhites and Others only comprised 2% of cases in the sample and dropping them from the analyses did not change the results.