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Table 1 Subset of patients with survey data availablea

From: Using self-reported data on the social determinants of health in primary care to identify cancer screening disparities: opportunities and challenges

  Colorectal cancer Cervical cancer Breast cancer
Eligible for screening, N Receiving Screening, row % Eligible for screening, N Receiving Screening, row % Eligible for screening, N Receiving Screening, row %
TOTAL 3028 72.9 3997 78.7 1521 74.4
Age categories
 20–29 – – – – 618 76.7 – – – –
 30–39 – – – – 1149 81.4 – – – –
 40–49 – – – – 960 82.9 – – – –
 50–59 1588 67.3 760 77.9 797 72.8
 60–69 1091 78.5 510 68.0 540 77.4
 70+ years 349 81.1 – – – – 184 72.8
Sex
 Male 1433 72.6 – – – – – – – –
 Female 1595 73.2 3997 78.7 1521 74.4
Immigrant status
 Foreign-born 1203 75.8 1604 77.7 654 76.0
 Canadian-born 1722 71.4 2317 79.5 817 73.6
 Prefer not to answer/Do not know/Missing 103 64.1 76 73.7 50 68.0
Ethnicity
 White-North American 1173 73.1 1325 80.1 564 74.3
 White-European 724 73.5 773 78.1 334 73.4
 Asian - East (e.g., Chinese, Japanese, Korean) 144 79.2 255 81.6 82 82.9
 Asian - South East (e.g., Malaysian, Filipino, Vietnamese) 126 73.0 203 77.8 92 84.8
 Asian - South (e.g., Indian, Pakistani, Sri Lankan) 124 74.2 299 76.6 64 78.1
 Black - African (e.g., Ghanaian, Kenyan, Somali) 73 80.8 204 78.9 47 70.2
 Black - Caribbean (e.g., Barbadian, Jamaican) 87 75.9 169 77.5 59 72.9
 Black - North American (e.g., Canadian, American) 17 64.7 29 72.4 8 75.0
 Indian - Caribbean (e.g., Guyanese with origins in India) 40 57.5 43 81.4 24 70.8
 Latin American (e.g., Argentinean, Chilean, Salvadorian) 86 73.3 129 76.7 35 80.0
 Middle Eastern (e.g., Egyptian, Iranian, Lebanese) 40 70.0 67 68.7 13 84.6
 Mixed heritage (e.g., Black- African and White-North American 25 64.0 93 76.3 11 72.7
 Other (including First Nations/Indigenous/Aboriginal not included elsewhere/Inuit/Métis) 113 69.0 154 84.4 55 56.4
 Prefer not to answer/Do not know/Missing 256 68.8 254 74.8 133 71.4
Neighbourhood income quintile
 Q1 714 73.2 949 76.4 337 70.0
 Q2 447 72.9 633 79.5 230 73.0
 Q3 451 71.8 612 78.1 251 74.1
 Q4 477 73.2 600 79.0 261 75.9
 Q5 738 75.5 826 82.1 353 77.6
 Missing 201 63.7 377 75.9 89 78.7
Low-income cut-off, before taxes (LICO-BT)b
 Below low-income cut-off 710 68.6 836 76.4 312 64.7
 Above low-income cut-off 1529 74.9 2130 80.9 769 79.8
 Prefer not to answer/Do not know/Missing 789 72.9 1031 75.6 440 71.8
Sexual orientation
 Heterosexual 2305 72.8 3395 79.3 1300 74.6
 Gay/Bisexual/Lesbian/Queer/Two-Spirit/Other 463 72.4 277 75.1 71 66.2
 Prefer not to answer/Do not know/Missing 260 74.6 325 75.1 150 76.7
Language
What language would you feel most comfortable speaking in with your healthcare provider?
 English 2875 72.9 3732 78.6 1437 74.4
 Other Language 136 72.1 252 79.4 77 77.9
 Prefer not to answer/Do not know/Missing 17 76.5 13 76.9 7 42.9
In what language would you prefer to read healthcare information?
 English 2750 73.1 3656 78.7 1379 74.3
 Other language 115 67.8 211 79.1 61 73.8
 Prefer not to answer/Do not know/Missing 163 72.4 130 76.9 81 77.8
Housing
 Own Home 1508 75.5 1744 81.9 805 79.0
 Renting Home 942 71.3 1697 76.6 442 73.8
 Other 325 65.5 284 74.3 147 59.2
 Prefer not to answer/Do not know/Missing 253 72.3 272 75.0 127 65.4
  1. aScreening rates are reported as row percentages
  2. bLICO-BT derived from 2014 Statistics Canada LICO-BT calculations with the following modifications:
  3. i) if participants reported a total family income before taxes of $0 to $29,999 (question #7) and reported that their income supported ≤ 2 people (question #8) they were below the LICO-BT
  4. ii) if participants reported a total family income before taxes of $0 to $29,999 or $30,000 to $59,999 (question #7) and reported their income supported between 3 to 6 people (question #8) they were below the LICO-BT
  5. iii) if participants reported a total family income before taxes of $0 to $29,999 or $30,000 to $59,999 or $60,000 to $89,999 (question #7) and reported their income supported seven or more people (question #8) they were below the LICO-BT