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Table 6 Multivariable model examining demographic, personal and family history, and psychological predictors of strong interest in a genomic SNP test for prostate cancer risk

From: Interest in genomic SNP testing for prostate cancer risk: a pilot survey

Predictor OR 95% confidence interval P
Personal history of prostate cancer    0.046
  No referent   
  Yes 0.16 0.03-0.97  
Age    0.086
  40-64 referent   
  65+ 0.25 0.05-1.22  
Race    
  African American 0.97 0.17-5.62 0.97
  White referent   
FDRs with prostate cancer    
  0 referent   0.022
  1 0.42 0.08-2.28  
  2 or more 17.06 1.38-211.5  
Perceived risk of prostate cancer    0.026
  Lower 0.07 0.01-0.89  
  Same referent   
  A little higher 0.11 0.01-0.87  
  Much higher 2.11 0.25-17.65  
Reasons for wanting SNP testing    0.54
  0-3 reasons checked referent   
  4-7 reasons checked 1.77 0.29-10.85  
Reasons for not wanting SNP testing    0.013
  None checked referent   
  At least 1 checked 0.10 0.02-0.62  
Health Literacy    0.017
  Help reading medical materials    
   “None of the time” referent   
   Not “none of the time” 0.12 0.02-0.69  
  1. Bold: Results significant (p < 0.05).