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Table 4 Factors associated with the risk perception of A/H1N1 or taking up preventive measures in daily life

From: Knowledge, Attitudes and Practices (KAP) related to the Pandemic (H1N1) 2009 among Chinese General Population: a Telephone Survey

  Worry about infection of A/H1N1 Take up preventive measures in daily life
Variables Row% ORu(95% CI) ORm(95% CI) Row% ORu(95% CI) ORm(95% CI)
Know the main modes of transmission       
   No 21.8 1.00 1.00 71.9 1.00 1.00
   Yes 31.8 1.68(1.53-1.83) 1.69(1.54-1.86) 82.5 1.84(1.68-2.02) 1.57(1.42-1.73)
Know the state's initial vaccination strategy       
   No 24.9 1.00 1.00 68.3 1.00 1.00
   Yes 28.9 1.22(1.12-1.34) 1.12(1.01-1.24)* 82.7 2.21(2.02-2.43) 1.61(1.43-1.81)
Know the free vaccination policy       
   No 26.5 1.00 NU 69.4 1.00 1.00
   Yes 28.1 1.08(0.98-1.19)   81.6 1.96(1.78-2.16) 1.40(1.24-1.58)
Worry about infection of A/H1N1       
   No - - - 74.4 1.00 1.00
   Yes     87.9 2.51(2.22-2.84) 2.09(1.84-2.37)
Has your daily life been disturbed by A/H1N1       
   No - - - 73.4 1.00 NS
   Yes     87.2 2.47(2.22-2.76)  
  1. ORu: univariate odds ratio obtained using logistic regression;
  2. ORm: odds ratio obtained from stepwise multivariate logistics regression analysis using univariately significant variables as candidate variables and adjusting for gender, age, education level, occupation, region and survey wave;
  3. NU: not significant in the univariate analysis;
  4. NS: not significant in multivariate analysis though significant in the univariate analysis;
  5. -: not analyzed
  6. *: P < 0.05;
  7. †: P < 0.0001.