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Table 3 Relationship between source of information and awareness of CRC and screening

From: Colorectal cancer and screening awareness and sources of information in the Hungarian population

Source of information Information about CRC and screening odds ratio
General practitioners, specialists Users were likely to have heard about FOBT OR = 3.61; 95% CI: 2.76–4.73
Users were likely to have heard about the M2-PK isoenzyme test OR = 2.32; 95% CI: 1.74–3.08
Users were likely to have heard about colonoscopy OR = 2.77; 95% CI: 2.10–3.66
Other health workers Users were likely to have heard about FOBT OR = 3.60; 95% CI: 2.63–4.93
Users were likely to have heard about the M2-PK isoenzyme test OR = 2.49; 95% CI: 1.81–3.42
Users were likely to have heard about colonoscopy OR = 2.41; 95% CI: 1.72–3.36
Internet Users were likely to be well-informed about risk factors OR = 3.32; 95% CI: 2.38–4.64
Users were likely to be well-informed about symptoms OR = 2.63; 95% CI: 1.90–3.63
Users were likely to have heard about sigmoidoscopy OR = 2.02; 95% CI: 1.50–2.74
  1. A user is a person who answered YES to the question about using that specific source of information in the questionnaire