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Table 4 Multivariable logistic regression models predicting cancer screening (Model A: Without low health literacy; Model B: With low health literacy) for Asian American subgroups (compared to Whites) 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 0.70 (0.56–0.89) 0.73 (0.62–0.86)
White Reference Reference Reference Reference
Japanese 0.95 (0.49–1.84) 0.95 (0.49–1.83) 0.32 (0.21–0.50) 0.33 (0.21–0.51)
Chinese 1.03 (0.65–1.63) 1.10 (0.69–1.76) 0.30 (0.23–0.38) 0.31 (0.24–0.40)
Filipino 0.59 (0.41–0.85) 0.58 (0.40–0.83) 0.34 (0.27–0.43) 0.34 (0.27–0.42)
Korean 0.58 (0.31–1.07) 0.58 (0.31–1.07) 0.46 (0.32–0.67) 0.46 (0.32–0.67)
Vietnamese 1.36 (0.69–2.68) 1.29 (0.65–2.54) 0.69 (0.47–1.02) 0.66 (0.45–0.98)
Other Asian 0.65 (0.34–1.25) 0.69 (0.36–1.34) 0.35 (0.26–0.47) 0.36 (0.27–0.48)