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Table 4 Regression analysis of factors associated with screening for cervical cancer post-intervention in the study group

From: Effects of peer health education on perception and practice of screening for cervical cancer among urban residential women in south-east Nigeria: a before and after study

Variables Unstandardized coefficient OR p-value 95% C.I. for OR
Lower Upper
Age category a25–34    0.431   
35–44 0.083 1.086 0.847 0.468 2.525
45–54 −0.044 0.957 0.922 0.395 2.318
>54 −0.870 0.419 0.167 0.122 1.440
Constant −1.482 0.227 0.000
Marital status aWidowed    0.042   
Married 1.204 3.333 0.028 1.142 9.731
Never married 1.764 5.833 0.018 1.361 24.996
Constant −2.639 0.071 0.000
Level of education aPrimary    1.000   
Secondary 0.000 1.000 1.000 0.000 .
Tertiary 20.077 5.242 0.998 0.000 .
Constant 21.203 0.000 0.998
Employment status aUnemployed    0.448   
Student −1.878 0.153 0.104 0.016 1.473
Self-employed −20.247 0.000 0.997 0.000 .
Paid employment −0.333 0.717 0.547 0.242 2.121
Constant −0.956 0.385 0.385
Parity aNone    0.002   
1–2 0.896 2.449 0.414 0.285 21.032
3–4 1.606 4.985 0.132 0.617 40.251
5 or more 0.182 1.200 0.867 0.142 10.119
Constant −2.485 0.083 0.017
  1. aReference category