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Table 4 Predictors of high concern scores among health-care workers in Saudi Arabia

From: An assessment of the level of concern among hospital-based health-care workers regarding MERS outbreaks in Saudi Arabia

  Overall concern Self-satisfaction domain Social status related domain Work place related domain Infection control related domain Government related domain
β (t-value.) P-value β (t-value.) P-value β (t-value.) P-value β (t-value.) P-value β (t-value.) P-value β (t-value.) P-value
Gender 0.56 (0.67) 0.01 (0.01) 0.14 (0.57) 0.37 (1.31) 0.26 (1.39) −0.21 (−1.28)
 Male vs. Female [ref.] p = 0.500 P = 0.995 P = 0.572 P = 0.189 P = 0.165 P = 0.199
Age in years −0.81 (−1.07) −0.21 (−0.77) 0.07 (0.30) 0.02 (0.09) −0.30 (−1.77) −0.39 (−2.65)
  > 35 vs ≤35 [ref.] p = 0.286 P = 0.445 P = 0.763 P = 0.926 P = 0.077 P = 0.008*
Marital status 0.88 (1.16) 0.09 (0.31) 0.35 (1.57) −0.01 (−0.01) 0.21 (1.22) 0.24 (1.64)
 Married vs. Single [ref.] P = 0.245 P = 0.758 P = 0.118 P = 0.995 P = 0.224 P = 0.102
Nationality 3.92 (4.65) 1.33 (4.33) 0.06 (0.25) 1.13 (3.99) 1.22 (6.43) 0.17 (1.06)
 Saudi vs Non Saudi [ref.] P < 0.001* P < 0.001* P = 0.801 P < 0.001* P < 0.001* P = 0.291
Education 1.37 (1.16) 0.29 (0.68) 0.71 (2.01) 0.53 (1.34) −0.54 (−2.03) 0.38 (1.66)
 Lower vs. higher [ref.] P = 0.248 P = 0.494 P = 0.045* P = 0.180 P = 0.043* P = 0.098
Job −3.89 (−3.68) −1.33 (−3.44) −0.93 (−2.98) −0.88 (−2.50) −0.20 (−0.92) −0.53 (−2.61)
 Physicians vs. others [ref.] P < 0.001* P = 0.001* P = 0.003* P = 0.013* P = 0.359 P = 0.009*
Direct contact 0.01 (0.021) 0.46 (1.18) −0.29 (−0.94) −0.20 (−0.59) −0.04 (−0.18) 0.09 (0.47)
 Yes vs. None [ref.] P = 0.993 P = 0.238 P = 0.346 P = 0.562 P = 0.856 P = 0.636
Region 2.67 (3.91) 1.09 (4.39) 0.14 (0.69) 0.91 (3.99) 0.23 (1.47) 0.30 (0.47)
 Central vs. others [ref.] P < 0.001* P < 0.001* P = 0.492 P < 0.001* P = 0.142 P = 0.021*
Constant 37.202 (22.05) P < 0.001* 9.58 (15.55) P < 0.001* 5.59 (11.17) P < 0.001* 7.83 (13.89) P < 0.001* 6.49 (17.1) P < 0.001* 7.72 (23.75) P < 0.001*
  1. β beta coefficient, t t statistic
  2. *significant association