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Table 4 Multiple logistic regression for personal risk perception according to the verbal scale

From: Risk perception among Brazilian individuals with high risk for colorectal cancer and colonoscopy

Variable OR* 95%CI p
Religion    
   Protestant 1   
   Catholic/other 5.3 2.1-21.3 0.010
Age    
   >50 years 1   
   ≤50 years 3.8 1.4-10.2 0.006
Gender    
   Male 1   
   Female 3.4 1.2-9.9 0.023
Family income    
   < US$2,746 1   
   ≥ US$2,747 3.3 1.1-9.8 0.032
Relatives with cancer who died    
   0 1   
   1 or more 3.0 0.9-9.4 0.058
  1. * OR: Ratio of chances refers to high individual risk according to the verbal scale.