Table 5

Factors influencing perceived risk of influenza and final H1N1 vaccination status

Perceived risk

Vaccination status


Factor

Yes

No

OR (95% CI)

Vaccinated

Not vaccinated

OR (95% CI)


Age

<50 years

584 (80.6)

141 (19.4)

2.84 (1.64-4.93)a

214 (31.7)

462 (68.3)

2.13 (1.06-4.30)a

50+

35 (59.3)

24 (40.7)

1

10 (17.9)

46 (82.1)

1

Mean duration of work, yr

<5 years

182 (80.9)

43 (19.1)

1.50 (0.98-2.28)

74 (33.8)

145 (66.2)

1.15 (0.79-1.68)

5-9

110 (83.3)

22 (16.7)

1.77 (1.04-2.99)a

43 (34.7)

81 (65.3)

1.20 (0.76-1.88)

10-14

96 (82.1)

21 (17.9)

1.62 (0.94-2.77)

21 (20.4)

82 (79.6)

0.58 (0.34-1.00)

15+

215 (73.9)

76 (26.1)

1

83 (30.7)

187 (69.3)

1

Gender (n, %)

Male

201 (74.4)

69 (25.6)

1

82 (32.3)

172 (67.7)

1

Female

433 (81.2)

100 (18.8)

1.49 (1.05-2.11)a

146 (29.6)

348 (70.4)

0.88 (0.64-1.22)

Having children

No

259 (83.5)

51 (16.5)

1

100 (34.1)

193 (65.9)

1

Yes

361 (75.7)

116 (24.3)

0.61 (0.43-0.88)a

124 (28.2)

315 (71.8)

0.76 (0.55-1.05)

Profession

Doctor

264 (72.9)

98 (27.1)

1

131 (38.5)

209 (61.5)

1

Nurse

253 (86.9)

38 (13.1)

2.47 (1.64-3.73)a

65 (24.5)

200 (75.5)

0.52 (0.36-0.74)a

Health technician

86 (77.5)

25 (22.5)

1.28 (0.77-2.11)

25 (23.1)

83 (76.9)

0.48 (0.29-0.79)a

Other

26 (76.5)

8 (23.5)

1.21 (0.53-2.76)

6 (18.8)

26 (81.3)

0.37 (0.15-0.92)a

Department

Internal medical departments

333 (81.8)

74 (18.2)

1

139 (35.5)

252 (64.5)

1

Surgical departments

220 (78.0)

62 (22.0)

0.79 (0.54-1.15)

50 (19.1)

212 (80.9)

0.43 (0.30-0.62)a

Basic medical sciences

49 (69.0)

22 (31.0)

0.50 (0.28-0.87)a

27 (41.5)

38 (58.5)

1.29 (0.75-2.20)

Other units

22 (75.9)

7 (24.1)

0.70 (0.29-1.70)

11 (39.3)

17 (60.7)

1.17 (0.53-2.58)

Perceived risk of pandemic influenza

Does not perceive risk

-

-

-

33 (21.7)

119 (78.3)

1

Perceives the risk

-

-

-

195 (32.8)

399 (67.2)

1.76 (1.16-2.69)a

Ever vaccinated against seasonal influenza in the past 5 years

No

359 (73.6)

129 (26.4)

1

121 (26.6)

334 (73.4)

1

Yes

266 (87.5)

38 (12.5)

2.52 (1.70-3.73)a

106 (37.2)

179 (62.8)

1.64 (1.19-2.25)a

Vaccinated against seasonal influenza last year

No

491 (76.8)

148 (23.2)

1

163 (27.3)

434 (72.7)

1

Yes

135 (87.7)

19 (12.3)

2.14 (1.28-3.58)a

62 (43.7)

80 (56.3)

2.06 (1.42-3.01)a


a p < 0.05

Arda et al. BMC Infectious Diseases 2011 11:87   doi:10.1186/1471-2334-11-87

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