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Table 4 Self-reported cancer screening behaviours by interview mode (n = 557)*, Rhode Island, 2003–2005

From: Differential response effects of data collection mode in a cancer screening study of unmarried women ages 40–75 years: A randomized trial

Response CATI (n = 194) SAMQ (n = 193) CASI (n = 170)
  % AOR (95% CI) % AOR (95% CI) % AOR (95% CI)
Mammography       
No mammogram in past 2 years 16.5 reference 14.0 0.8 (0.5 – 1.5) 11.8 0.5 (0.3 – 1.0)
Ever put off or avoided mammography 41.2 reference 41.5 1.0 (0.6 – 1.5) 32.4 0.7 (0.4 – 1.0)
2 or more years between most recent mammograms 23.2 reference 11.9 0.5 (0.3 – 0.8) 17.7 0.7 (0.4 – 1.2)
No plan to get a mammogram within next 2 years 11.9 reference 12.4 1.1 (0.6 – 2.1) 15.9 1.4 (0.8 – 2.7)
Mammography difficult due to shape or size of breasts 51.0 reference 49.7 0.9 (0.6 – 1.4) 45.9 0.8 (0.5 – 1.2)
Pap testing     '   
No Pap test in past 3 years 14.9 reference 14.5 1.0 (0.6 – 1.8) 10.0 0.5 (0.2 – 0.9)
Ever put off or avoided Pap testing 33.0 reference 41.5 1.4 (0.9 – 2.2) 31.8 1.0 (0.6 – 1.5)
3 or more years between most recent Pap tests 11.9 reference 14.5 1.4 (0.7 – 2.5) 10.6 0.9 (0.4 – 1.7)
No plan to get a Pap test within the next 3 years 23.2 reference 20.2 0.8 (0.5 – 1.4) 21.8 0.9 (0.5 – 1.4)
Pap testing difficult due to body shape or size 33.0 reference 34.2 1.0 (0.7 – 1.6) 19.4 0.5 (0.3 – 0.8)
General Cancer Screening       
Put off or avoided cancer screening due to problems with work schedules, transportation, health limitations, or dependent care 28.4 reference 31.6 1.2 (0.8 – 1.9) 20.0 0.7 (0.4 – 1.1)
Put off or avoided cancer screening because embarrassed to show body 17.5 reference 17.6 1.0 (0.6 – 1.8) 16.5 1.0 (0.6 – 1.8)
Changed place of cancer screening because embarrassed to show body 13.9 reference 7.3 0.4 (0.2 – 0.9) 11.8 0.8 (0.4 – 1.5)
  1. *All models adjusted for age, education, income, race, marital status, partner gender, and source of recruitment.
  2. SAMQ = Self-Administered Mailed Questionnaire; CATI = Computer Assisted Telephone Interview; CASI = Computer Assisted Self Interview