Table 4

Associations between EPPMa categories related to a pandemic flu emergency and respondents' demographic characteristics

High Threat/Low Efficacy

Low Threat/High Efficacy

High Threat/High Efficacy


Overall %b

21.20%

21.20%

27.30%

By Respondent characteristics

MORb

(95%CI)

MOR

(95%CI)

MOR

(95%CI)

Gender

Female

Reference

Reference

Reference

Male

1.33

(1.00 - 1.77)

0.91

(0.69 - 1.22)

1.05

(0.80 - 1.39)

Age (years)

<30

Reference

Reference

Reference

30-39

1.15

(0.76 - 1.74)

0.93

(0.62 - 1.39)

1.68

(1.11 - 2.56)

40-49

1.32

(0.87 - 2.02)

1.05

(0.69 - 1.60)

2.07

(1.36 - 3.15)

50-59

1.29

(0.87 - 1.90)

0.87

(0.59 - 1.29)

2.21

(1.49 - 3.28)

60+

1.41

(0.82 - 2.43)

1.54

(0.92 - 2.59)

3.17

(1.89 - 5.30)

Duration at JHHc (years)

<1

Reference

Reference

Reference

1-5

1.05

(0.67 - 1.64)

0.77

(0.49 - 1.20)

0.94

(0.61 - 1.45)

6-10

1.11

(0.67 - 1.86)

0.96

(0.57 - 1.62)

0.95

(0.58 - 1.54)

>10

1.19

(0.72 - 1.96)

1.28

(0.78 - 2.11)

1.01

(0.63 - 1.61)

Hours/week working at JHH

<10

Reference

Reference

Reference

10-19

1.31

(0.35 - 4.84)

0.85

(0.25 - 2.83)

2.41

(0.72 - 8.03)

20-29

1.39

(0.51 - 3.78)

1.22

(0.50 - 2.96)

1.55

(0.57 - 4.19)

30-39

0.81

(0.36 - 1.82)

0.72

(0.36 - 1.44)

1.09

(0.49 - 2.41)

40-49

1.07

(0.52 - 2.20)

0.65

(0.35 - 1.20)

1.36

(0.67 - 2.79)

50+

1.24

(0.59 - 2.62)

0.74

(0.39 - 1.41)

2.85

(1.35 - 6.01)

Worked in JHH role (years)

<1

Reference

Reference

Reference

1-5

1.12

(0.74 - 1.70)

0.91

(0.60 - 1.37)

0.93

(0.63 - 1.38)

6-10

1.27

(0.78 - 2.08)

1.16

(0.72 - 1.89)

1.08

(0.68 - 1.71)

>10

1.38

(0.86 - 2.21)

1.38

(0.86 - 2.20)

1.28

(0.82 - 2.00)

Highest education level completed

Professional

Reference

Reference

Reference

MS

1.38

(0.89 - 2.14)

0.89

(0.60 - 1.33)

1.43

(0.95 - 2.15)

Bachelors

1.42

(0.93 - 2.17)

0.71

(0.48 - 1.03)

1.39

(0.94 - 2.06)

HS/GECD

1.77

(1.12 - 2.80)

0.61

(0.39 - 0.95)

1.19

(0.77 - 1.84)

Rely on public transportation

No

Reference

Reference

Reference

Yes

0.96

(0.69 - 1.35)

1.05

(0.74 - 1.48)

0.91

(0.66 - 1.26)

Have elder family members who rely on you for care

No

Reference

Reference

Reference

Yes

1.14

(0.83 - 1.56)

1.11

(0.81 - 1.52)

1.44

(1.07 - 1.92)

Children/marital status

No children

Reference

Reference

Reference

Children/single parent

1.13

(0.71 - 1.81)

0.81

(0.47 - 1.40)

1.67

(1.09 - 2.56)

Children/Married

1.10

(0.83 - 1.47)

1.42

(1.06 - 1.89)

1.10

(0.84 - 1.44)

Have pets who rely solely on you

No

Reference

Reference

Reference

Yes

0.88

(0.68 - 1.13)

1.21

(0.94 - 1.56)

1.11

(0.88 - 1.40)

Type of profession

MD

Reference

Reference

Reference

RN

1.90

(0.94 - 3.84)

0.84

(0.44 - 1.61)

2.77

(1.50 - 5.13)

Other professional

3.53

(1.32 - 9.44)

1.78

(0.71 - 4.49)

3.72

(1.51 - 9.17)

Other (non-professional)

1.18

(0.64 - 2.19)

0.82

(0.48 - 1.40)

1.21

(0.71 - 2.07)

Department type

Emergency medicine

Reference

Reference

Reference

Clinical

0.39

(0.21 - 0.71)

0.96

(0.47 - 1.96)

0.39

(0.21 - 0.70)

Non-clinical

0.40

(0.21 - 0.76)

0.77

(0.36 - 1.63)

0.42

(0.22 - 0.79)


a Extended Parallel Process Model

b Percent of respondents included in EPPM category

c Johns Hopkins Hospital (JHH)

d MOR is the multinomial odds ratio provided in the multinomial logistic regression which compares the odds ratios between this category and the Low Threat/Low Efficacy category as the reference with respect to a particular characteristic category against its reference category, adjusted for key demographic characteristics: gender, age, hours/week worked, highest education level completed and children/marital status.

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

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