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Table 5 Multiple logistic regression for individual risk perception with the verbal and comparative verbal scales

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

Variable OR* 95%CI p
Relatives with cancer who died    
   0 1   
   1 or more 5.7 1.7-19.0 0.005
Gender    
   Male 1   
   Female 3.3 1.2-9.1 0.017
Family income    
   < US$2,746 1   
   ≥ US$2,747 3.4 0.8-13.6 0.085
Education level    
   Elementary/high-school 1   
   College 1.9 0.6-5.9 0.255
Amsterdam criteria    
   No 1   
   Yes 1.6 0.6-4.3 0.326
  1. * OR: Ratio of chances of individuals refers to high individual risk according to the verbal scale and higher individual risk according to the comparative verbal scale.