Table 1

Participants characteristics and responses
n=3129 (%)
Age (years)
  20–29 618 (19.8)
  30–39 628 (20.1)
  40–49 627 (20.0)
  50–59 632 (20.2)
  60–69 624 (19.9)
Sex
  Male 1549 (49.5)
  Female 1580 (50.5)
I wear a face mask in public during the influenza season
  Frequently 476 (15.2)
  Occasionally 727 (23.2)
  Not often/not do 1926 (61.6)
I wash my hands
  Frequently 1799 (57.5)
  Occasionally 1098 (35.1)
  Not often/not do 232 (7.4)
I try to avoid going to places where there are lots of people
  Frequently 504 (16.1)
  Occasionally 1318 (42.1)
  Not often/not do 1307 (41.8)
I gargle
  Frequently 1230 (39.3)
  Occasionally 1110 (35.5)
  Not often/not do 789 (25.2)
I avoid close contact with people who are infected
  Frequently 769 (24.6)
  Occasionally 1621 (51.8)
  Not often/not do 739 (23.6)
I try to have a good sleep
  Frequently 971 (31.0)
  Occasionally 1512 (48.3)
  Not often/not do 646 (20.6)
I was vaccinated last influenza season
  Yes 500 (16.0)
  No 2629 (84.0)

Wada et al.

Wada et al. BMC Public Health 2012 12:1065   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-12-1065

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