Table 4

Physician characteristics associated with sessile serrated lesion detection

VariableOR95% CIP value
Male physician0.950.85 to 1.070.417
Specialty training
 GastroenterologyReference
 General surgery0.890.81 to 0.970.010
 Internal medicine0.670.49 to 0.920.014
Year of medicine graduation
 <1980Reference
 1980–19900.980.84 to 1.150.802
 1990–20001.070.92 to 1.240.373
 After 20001.000.86 to 1.160.999
North American Medical School1.100.96 to 1.260.182
Colonoscopy volume1.000.96 to 1.060.874
DOPS
 Achieved 3 or 4 on all major criteriaReference
 Achieved a 2 on any major criteria1.000.91 to 1.110.963
 Achieved a 1 on any major criteria0.710.51 to 0.990.043
 No DOPS1.040.93 to 1.170.471
Advanced adenoma detection1.831.70 to 1.98<0.001
Patient age1.121.08 to 1.16<0.001
Male patient1.331.24 to 1.42<0.001
First FIT1.261.19 to 1.31<0.001
FIT value
 FIT 10–15 mcg/gReference
 FIT 15–20 mcg/g1.211.10 to 1.35<0.001
 FIT 20–40 mcg/g1.311.19 to 1.43<0.001
 FIT>40 mcg/g1.431.32 to 1.55<0.001
  • p-value of less than or equal to 0.05 is considered statistically significant and is highlighted in bold

  • DOPS, Direct Observation of Procedural Skills; FIT, faecal immunochemical test.