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Table 2 Odds ratios (and 95% confidence intervals, CI) expressing the likelihood of being male for each group of reasons for non-participation using personal reason/disinterest as the reference category

From: Sex-differences in reasons for non-participation at recruitment: Geelong Osteoporosis Study

Group Odds Ratio 95% Confidence Interval
Personal reason/Disinterest 1.00 -
Frailty 0.62 0.46, 0.83
Time constraints 2.57 1.78, 3.71
Undeterminable reason 3.27 1.63, 6.56
Reluctance over medical testing 0.11 0.05, 0.23
Language-related issues 1.53 0.63, 3.73
Travel-related issues 0.79 0.33, 1.92