Table 3

Physician characteristics associated with advanced adenoma detection

VariableOR95% CIP value
Male physician0.960.87 to 1.060.438
Specialty training
 GastroenterologyReference
 General surgery0.960.88 to 1.040.318
 Internal medicine/family practice0.730.57 to 0.940.014
Year of medicine graduation
 <1980Reference
 1980–19901.080.94 to 1.230.286
 1990–20001.090.96 to 1.230.201
 After 20001.040.91 to 1.180.571
North American Medical School1.030.92 to 1.160.566
Colonoscopy volume1.020.97 to 1.070.372
DOPS
 Achieved 3 or 4 on all major criteriaReference
 Achieved a 2 on any major criteria1.101.00 to 1.200.039
 Achieved a 1 on any major criteria1.210.95 to 1.530.119
 No DOPS1.070.97 to 1.190.171
Patient age1101.08 to 1.12<0.001
Male patient1.291.24 to 1.33<0.001
First FIT1.361.33 to 1.38<0.001
FIT value
 FIT 10–15 mcg/gReference
 FIT 15–20 mcg/g1.191.12 to 1.25<0.001
 FIT 20–40 mcg/g1.411.34 to 1.48<0.001
 FIT>40 mcg/g2.182.09 to 2.28<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.