Table 2.

Factors associated with an FP result based on data from 7 biennial FOBT screening rounds

Adjusted ORsa95% CIP value
Sex
 Female10.48
 Male1.030.95–1.12
Age
 50–54 years1<0.001
 55–59 years1.261.13–1.40
 60–64 years1.601.42–1.81
 65–69 years1.671.41–1.99
Screening
 Successive1<0.001
 Initial1.491.30–1.72
 Personal screening participation (number)1.071.02–1.110.002
Screening test
 gFOBT1<0.001
 FIT3.903.48–4.37
Change from gFOBT to FIT
 No0.06
 Yes1.121.00–1.26
  • NOTE: A discrete-time proportional hazards model was performed. For that purpose, each individual contributed as many times as being screened.

  • aAll variables are included in the multivariate analysis.