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Table 3 Multivariable logistic regression models (Model A: Without low health literacy; Model B: With low health literacy) for Asians overall vs. White predicting receiving recommended screening in the 2007 California Health Interview Survey (CHIS)

From: Health literacy and meeting breast and cervical cancer screening guidelines among Asians and whites in California

  Received Mammography Received Pap
Unweighted n = 11,163 Unweighted n = 15,210
Model Model
A B A B
OR (95 % CI) OR (95 % CI) OR (95 % CI) OR (95 % CI)
Low health literacy 0.72 (0.57–0.90) 0.71 (0.60–0.83)
Race/ethnicity
 White Reference Reference Reference Reference
 Asian 0.75 (0.57–0.97) 0.75 (0.58–0.98) 0.36 (0.31–0.42) 0.36 (0.31–0.42)
Demographics
 LEP 0.83 (0.58–1.20) 0.89 (0.62–1.30) 0.77 (0.60–0.99) 0.83 (0.64–1.07)
 Education
  <HS 0.52 (0.36–0.73) 0.54 (0.38–0.77) 0.49 (0.37–0.66) 0.52 (0.39–0.69)
  HS/Some college 0.79 (0.61–1.01) 0.79 (0.61–1.02) 0.57 (0.47–0.69) 0.58 (0.48–0.70)
  College 0.87 (0.66–1.15) 0.87 (0.66–1.15) 0.84 (0.69–1.03) 0.84 (0.69–1.03)
  Graduate degree Reference Reference Reference Reference
 Age 1.04 (0.93–1.18) 1.04 (0.92–1.17) 0.79 (0.75–0.83) 0.78 (0.75–0.82)
 Below/near poverty 0.69 (0.52–0.92) 0.72 (0.54–0.95) 0.68 (0.56–0.82) 0.70 (0.58–0.85)
 Rural 0.92 (0.69–1.22) 0.91 (0.68–1.21) 0.80 (0.65–0.99) 0.80 (0.64–0.98)
 Insured 5.07 (4.04–6.35) 5.01 (4.00–6.28) 2.85 (2.47–3.28) 2.84 (2.47–3.28)
 Married 1.56 (1.32–1.85) 1.56 (1.32–1.84) 1.92 (1.70–2.18) 1.92 (1.70–2.18)
Context variables
 Distance/supply 0.99 (0.97–1.01) 0.99 (0.97–1.01) 1.00 (0.99–1.01) 1.00 (0.99–1.01)
 % Elder poverty 0.38 (0.02–7.06) 0.38 (0.02–6.88) 0.50 (0.04–5.70) 0.53 (0.05–6.03)
 % Community Asian density 3.64 (1.33–9.98) 3.66 (1.34–10.02) 4.23 (1.71–10.47) 4.32 (1.75–10.67)