Table 3

Intended compliance with specific public health measures

Specific public health measure

Academic Staff

General Staff

Student

Total

n = 360 (%)

n = 646 (%)

n = 1876(%)

n = 2882 (%)


Receive a "swine flu" vaccine

Reluctant

18 (5.0)

49 (7.6)

100 (5.3)

167 (5.9)

Willing

102 (28.3)

242 (37.4)

610 (32.5)

954 (33.1)

Very willing

230 (63.9)

332 (51.4)

1107 (59.0)

1669 (57.9)

NA

3 (0.8)

2 (0.3)

5 (0.3)

10 (0.3)

Not specified

7 (1.9)

21 (3.3)

54 (2.9)

82 (2.8)

Isolation from others if infected with "swine flu"

Reluctant

3 (0.8)

6 (0.9)

83 (4.4)

92 (3.2)

Willing

74 (20.6)

104 (16.1)

605 (32.2)

783 (27.2)

Very willing

280 (77.8)

533 (82.5)

1149 (61.2)

1962 (68.1)

NA

1 (0.3)

1 (0.2)

6 (0.3)

7 (0.2)

Not specified

2 (0.6)

2 (0.3)

33 (1.8)

38 (1.3)

Wear a mask in public if experiencing flu-like symptoms

Reluctant

41 (11.4)

95 (14.7)

348 (18.6)

484 (16.8)

Willing

163 (45.3)

301 (46.6)

899 (47.9)

1363 (47.3)

Very willing

149 (41.4)

225 (34.8)

581 (31.0)

955 (33.1)

NA

0

8 (1.2)

8 (0.4)

16 (0.6)

Not specified

7 (1.9)

17 (2.6)

40 (2.1)

64 (2.2)

Assist quarantined neighbours/friends with food supplies etc

Reluctant

5 (1.4)

8 (1.2)

86 (4.6)

99 (3.5)

Willing

76 (21.1)

174 (26.9)

730 (38.9)

980 (34.0)

Very willing

276 (76.7)

454 (70.3)

989 (52.7)

1719 (59.6)

NA

0

3 (0.5)

7 (0.4)

10 (0.3)

Not specified

3 (0.8)

7 (1.1)

64 (3.4)

74 (2.6)

Participated by staying away and taking lectures/tutorials via

the internet

Reluctant

13 (3.6)

9 (1.4)

119 (6.3)

141 (4.9)

Willing

94 (26.1)

88 (13.6)

715 (38.1)

897 (31.1)

Very willing

181 (50.3)

317 (49.1)

974 (51.9)

1472 (51.1)

NA

62 (17.2)

229 (35.4)

32 (1.7)

323 (11.2)

Not specified

10 (2.8)

3 (0.5)

36 (1.9)

49 (1.7)


Van et al. BMC Public Health 2010 10:130   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-10-130

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