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Table 4 Prevalence ratiosa and 95 % CI for association between long interval and the five symptom attributions

From: Symptom attributions in patients with colorectal cancer

Prevalence ratio for having a long patient interval (i.e. ≥ 88 days)
  Unadjusted Adjusted
Cancer  
Disagree 1 (ref.) 1 (ref.)
Agree 0.76 (0.51–1.13) 0.77 (0.51–1.15)
Benign somatic causes  
Disagree 1 (ref.) 1 (ref.)
Agree 1.40 (0.96–2.03) 1.40 (0.95–2.06)
Psychological causes  
Disagree 1 (ref.) 1 (ref.)
Agree 1.23 (0.87–1.74) 1.25 (0.88–1.79)
Lifestyle-related causes  
Disagree 1 (ref.) 1 (ref.)
Agree 1.20 (0.84–1.71) 1.11 (0.77–1.59)
Causes beyond individual control
Disagree 1 (ref.) 1 (ref.)
Agree 0.99 (0.70–1.41) 1.02 (0.72–1.45)
  1. aAdjusted for age, gender, marital status and education