Table 5.

Factors associated with continued participation and uptake in a population-based screening program for colorectal cancer

Continued participationUptake
Model 1 Consistent vs. inconsistent screeneesModel 2: Inconsistent screenees vs. never screenedModel 3: Screeneesa vs. never screened
Independent variablesOR95% CIOR95% CIOR95% CI
Sex (ref men)1.001.001.00
Women1.01[0.97–1.06]1.20[1.16–1.24]1.21[1.17–1.24]
Age at first invitation (5-year change)1.04[1.01–1.07]0.98[0.96–1.00]1.00[0.99–1.02]
Deprivation index (10-point change)0.98[0.96–1.01]0.88[0.87–0.90]0.87[0.86–0.88]
Invitations number (2)1.001.001.00
Three invitations0.58[0.54–0.61]1.96[1.87–2.05]1.51[1.46–1.57]
Four invitations0.48[0.45–0.52]2.52[2.38–2.67]1.84[1.76–1.93]
Type of test (ref gFOBT)1.001.001.00
FIT0.68[0.57–0.81]1.68[1.47–1.91]1.38[1.25–1.53]
Average participation at first invitation (1-percent change)1.04[1.03–1.05]0.99[0.98–1.00]1.01[1.00–1.01]
  • aScreenees includes both consistent and inconsistent screenees.