|Predictors of wearing protective clothing to prevent tick bites|
|Characteristics||Wearing protective clothing (often/always)|
|Row%||OR||95% CI||p-Value||OR||95% CI||p-Value|
|1-3 statements correct||33||1.00||1.00|
|4-5 statements correct||46||1.80||1.15-2.81||0.01||1.69||1.07-2.68||0.03|
|Feelings of concern|
|not (at all) worried (1-2)||28||1.00||1.00|
|a bit/(very) worried (3-5)||45||2.07||1.34-3.21||0.001||2.22||1.41-3.51||0.001|
|certainly not, probably not, even (1-3)||17||1.00||1.00|
Gender, age, education, children in household, ethnicity, region of residence in the Netherlands, experienced tick bites in past, frequency of visiting nature, perceived severity (2 items) and perceived vulnerability (2 items) were not univariately associated with wearing protective clothing.
Beaujean et al.
Beaujean et al. BMC Public Health 2013 13:225 doi:10.1186/1471-2458-13-225