Table 4: Predictors of knowledge of breast self-examination among female household representatives in Southwest Cameroon.

PredictorAdjusted OR95 CIP value

Age1.04(1.01-1.06)p <0.01

Use of Liquid Petroleum Gas (LPG)1.86(1.06 -3.25)p=0.03
as cooking fuel in the household

Primary barrier to seeking Formal Care: Inaccessibility (Too far)0.33(0.10 -1.04)p=0.06

English is primary spoken language in householde1.59(1.01 -2.48)p=0.05

Note: OR = odds ratio; CI = confidence interval. An asterisk represents a p value of ≤ 0.05
The final multivariable logistic regression model was built using a backward stepwise regression procedure.
The reference group consisted of subjects of a younger age.
The reference group consisted of subjects belonging to households where LPG was not used as a source of cooking fuel.
The reference group consisted of subjects who did not report inaccessibility as a primary barrier to seeking formal care.
The reference group consisted of subjects who did not primarily speak English in the household.