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Exploring the Potential of Anticipated Regret as an Emotional Cue to Improve Bowel Cancer Screening Uptake

Table 1

Sample characteristics and their univariate relationships with future screening intentions.

Predictor variableVariable levelsSample characteristicsIntending to use HST in the future Univariate effect
% ()Odds ratio95% CI

Intends to use HST in the futureUnsure/no16% (28)N/A
Yes84% (145)

Anticipated regretLower52% (90)10.16
Higher48% (83)2.37, 21.75

Previous HST useNo62% (108)10.15
Yes38% (65)0.08, 0.44

SexMale65% (112)10.08
Female35% (61)2.240.86, 5.87

Age Cat45 to 54 years38% (65)10.01
55 to 64 years29% (51)1.420.52, 3.92
65 and over33% (57)1.210.47, 3.12

Relationship statusSingle19% (32)10.02
Married81% (141)2.010.78, 5.11

Health insurancePartial/no insurance27% (46)10.01
Fully insured73% (127)0.720.27, 1.89

Employment statusFull-time employed47% (81)10.04
Retired27% (47)1.950.72, 5.33
Part-time/other26% (45)2.930.93, 9.27

Highest educationSchool/trade certificate35% (61)10.01
Diploma/undergraduate32% (56)0.620.23, 1.67
Graduate diploma/postgraduate32% (56)0.790.28, 2.21

Health rankingRanked 1st33% (57)10.03
Ranked 2nd30% (50)0.390.21, 1.85
Ranked 3rd/not at all38% (66)0.40.14, 1.09

Health satisfactionModerately satisfied37% (64)10.01
Satisfied49% (85)0.760.31, 1.88
Completely satisfied14% (24)0.810.23, 2.95

eference category for outcome is unsure/no. agelkerke effect size. HST = home stool test. .

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