Table 3

 Odds ratios (95% CI) for a 5% increase in MMSA level poverty rate for each type of screening test; crude and adjusted for individual level factors

Screening testCrudeAdjusted*
MMSA, metropolitan or micropolitan statistical areas; CI, confidence interval. *Adjusted for income, education, employment, insurance, race/Hispanic ethnicity, age, sex (for FOBT and colonoscopy/sigmoidoscopy), self perceived health, having trouble getting medical care, smoking status.
Mammography1.22 (1.04 to 1.43)1.28 (1.03 to 1.37)
Clinical breast examination1.47 (1.33 to 1.64)1.28 (1.11 to 1.48)
Pap smear1.33 (1.09 to 1.61)1.12 (0.90 to 1.41)
FOBT1.32 (1.22 to 1.41)1.19 (1.12 to 1.27)
Colonoscopy/sigmoidoscopy1.15 (1.08 to 1.25)1.10 (1.01 to 1.19)