Table 1

Associations between respondents' demographic characteristics and self-reported willingness to respond (WTR) to a pandemic flu emergency

WTR if required

WTR if asked, but not required

%a

% Agreeb

ORc

(95%CI)

% Agree

OR

(95%CI)


Alld

82.5

72.0

By respondent characteristics

Gender

Female

73

81.6

Reference

69.9

Reference

Male

27

84.9

1.27

(1.00 - 1.61)

77.1

1.45

(1.18 - 1.78)

Age (years)

<30

17

80.6

Reference

66.5

Reference

30-39

22

79.8

0.95

(0.68 - 1.32)

65.8

0.97

(0.73 - 1.28)

40-49

26

82.2

1.11

(0.80 - 1.55)

72.7

1.34

(1.02 - 1.77)

50-59

27

85.1

1.38

(0.99 - 1.92)

76.3

1.63

(1.23 - 2.14)

60+

9

84.3

1.29

(0.84 - 1.99)

79.0

1.90

(1.30 - 2.76)

Duration at JHHe (years)

<1

11

81.3

Reference

69.3

Reference

1-5

33

82.8

1.10

(0.77 - 1.58)

72.3

1.16

(0.85 - 1.57)

6-10

17

80.1

0.93

(0.63 - 1.37)

70.0

1.04

(0.74 - 1.45)

>10

39

83.5

1.16

(0.81 - 1.65)

73.1

1.21

(0.90 - 1.63)

Hours/week working at JHH

<10

4

80.4

Reference

70.9

Reference

10-19

1

85.3

1.41

(0.49 - 4.12)

78.8

1.53

(0.60 - 3.90)

20-29

3

82.7

1.16

(0.54 - 2.52)

64.5

0.75

(0.40 - 1.41)

30-39

10

79.9

0.97

(0.54 - 1.74)

67.2

0.84

(0.51 - 1.40)

40-49

68

80.3

0.99

(0.60 - 1.64)

70.1

0.96

(0.62 - 1.50)

50+

16

92.3

2.93

(1.60 - 5.34)

82.3

1.91

(1.17 - 3.11)

Worked in JHH role (years)

<1

13

81.5

Reference

68.3

Reference

1-5

37

82.9

1.11

(0.79 - 1.55)

73.2

1.27

(0.95 - 1.68)

6-10

17

81.0

0.97

(0.66 - 1.41)

71.1

1.14

(0.83 - 1.58)

>10

34

83.5

1.15

(0.82 - 1.61)

72.5

1.23

(0.92 - 1.63)

Highest education level completed

Professional

19

90.6

Reference

79.0

Reference

MS

20

85.3

0.60

(0.41 - 0.88)

74.5

0.78

(0.58 - 1.04)

Bachelors

36

82.7

0.50

(0.35 - 0.70)

70.3

0.63

(0.49 - 0.81)

HS/GECD

24

71.9

0.27

(0.19 - 0.38)

65.5

0.51

(0.38 - 0.67)

Rely on public transportation

No

82

82.9

Reference

72.0

Reference

Yes

18

80.1

0.83

(0.63 - 1.09)

71.8

0.99

(0.78 - 1.26)

Have elder family members who rely on you for care

No

78

82.6

Reference

72.5

Reference

Yes

22

82.3

0.98

(0.76 - 1.25)

69.8

0.88

(0.71 - 1.08)

Children/marital status

No children

54

83.3

Reference

74.5

Reference

Children/single parent

10

80.8

0.81

(0.57 - 1.16)

67.1

0.70

(0.52 - 0.95)

Children/Married

36

82.0

0.91

(0.73 - 1.14)

69.9

0.80

(0.66 - 0.96)

Have pets who rely solely on you

No

44

83.2

Reference

73.4

Reference

Yes

56

81.8

0.91

(0.74 - 1.12)

70.5

0.87

(0.73 - 1.03)

Type of profession

MD

14

90.4

Reference

79.3

Reference

RN

17

86.1

0.66

(0.43 - 1.00)

70.2

0.61

(0.45 - 0.84)

Other professional

3

89.5

0.90

(0.40 - 2.01)

81.6

1.15

(0.62 - 2.16)

Other (non-professional)

66

78.9

0.40

(0.28 - 0.56)

70.0

0.61

(0.47 - 0.79)

Department type

Emergency medicine

4

85.5

Reference

79.1

Reference

Clinical

72

83.5

0.86

(0.50 - 1.49)

71.6

0.67

(0.42 - 1.07)

Non-clinical

24

79.2

0.65

(0.37 - 1.14)

71.5

0.67

(0.41 - 1.09)


a Percent of respondents in category within characteristic

b Percent agreeing with WTR statement (positive response)

c OR is the odds ratio provided in the logistic regression which compares the odds between a positive WTR response and a negative WTR response with respect to a particular characteristic category compared to its reference category, unadjusted for other demographic characteristics.

d Percent covers all respondents.

e Johns Hopkins Hospital (JHH)

Balicer et al. BMC Public Health 2010 10:436   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-10-436

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