Table 5

Univariable logistic regression models of predictors of online booking preferences

Booking on a website using a desktop/laptop (n=589)Booking on a website using a smartphone† (n=513)Downloading an app to your smartphone† (n=517)
% likely to book by…OR (95% CI)% likely to book by…OR (95% CI)% likely to book by…OR (95% CI)
All participants60.358.849.1
Age group
 25–3471.01.0074.51.0067.61.00
 35–4461.90.66 (0.43 to 1.03)64.80.63 (0.40 to 0.99)*53.70.56 (0.36 to 0.85)**
 45–5455.20.50 (0.32 to 0.80)**47.00.30 (0.19 to 0.49)***36.30.27 (0.17 to 0.44)***
 55–6443.80.32 (0.19 to 0.53)***34.00.18 (0.10 to 0.30)***22.90.14 (0.08 to 0.25)***
Social grade
 AB72.31.0070.01.0053.11.00
 C161.10.60 (0.36 to 1.00)63.90.76 (0.46 to 1.26)53.41.01 (0.63 to 1.63)
 C259.30.56 (0.34 to 0.93)*54.30.51 (0.31 to 0.84)**48.90.85 (0.53 to 1.37)
 D58.20.53 (0.30 to 0.94)*54.90.52 (0.30 to 0.91)*47.30.79 (0.46 to 1.36)
 E44.00.30 (0.17 to 0.54)***44.70.35 (0.20 to 0.61)***36.60.53 (0.31 to 0.93)*
Employment
 Employed64.51.0063.71.0053.51.00
 Unemployed52.60.61 (0.43 to 0.88)**51.70.61 (0.43 to 0.88)**44.80.71 (0.49 to 1.01)
 Other (studying/retired)52.80.62 (0.31 to 1.22)41.20.40 (0.20 to 0.82)*22.20.25 (0.11 to 0.56)**
Ethnicity
 Any white59.71.0057.71.0048.41.00
 All other groups65.11.26 (0.73 to 2.17)68.31.58 (0.90 to 2.75)54.71.29 (0.77 to 2.17)
Caring responsibilities
 No60.61.0054.21.0042.51.00
 Yes60.10.98 (0.70 to 1.38)61.41.34 (0.96 to 1.89)52.81.51 (1.08 to 2.12)*
Screening status
 Intender59.61.0059.21.0052.81.00
 Maintainer60.81.05 (0.75 to 1.47)58.60.98 (0.70 to 1.36)46.40.77 (0.56 to 1.07)
Practical barriers
 0 barriers50.81.0048.91.00391.00
 1 barrier60.01.45 (0.96 to 2.20)55.41.30 (0.86 to 1.96)45.21.29 (0.85 to 1.95)
 2 barriers67.42.00 (1.27 to 3.14)**68.12.23 (1.41 to 3.52)**58.32.19 (1.40 to 3.42)**
 3 or more barriers69.62.22 (1.27 to 3.89)**73.12.84 (1.59 to 5.07)***64.62.85 (1.65 to 4.93)***
  • *P<0.05.

  • **P<0.01.

  • ***P<0.001.

  • †Participants with no smartphone removed from analyses (n=81).

  • Reference group: ‘not likely to use/ambivalent’.

  • GP, general practitioner.