Table 1

Demographic characteristics of the study population

Likelihood of Reporting

Characteristic

n(%)

Bivariate OR (95%CI)

Multivariate OR†(95%CI)


Age

20–30

20 (6.6)

Reference

Reference

30–40

48 (15.8)

1.2 (0.4–3.4)

0.9 (0.3–2.8)

40–50

102 (33.6)

1.3 (0.5–3.3)

0.8 (0.3–2.5)

50–60

107 (35.2)

1.3 (0.5–3.3)

0.9 (0.3–2.5)

Over 60

27 (8.9)

0.9 (0.3–3)

0.5 (0.1–1.9)

Gender

Male

51 (17)

Reference

Reference

Female

249 (83)

0.7 (0.4–1.4)

0.6 (0.3–1.2)

Job Classification

Technical/Support Staff

69 (22.4)

Reference

Reference

Public health official

7 (2.3)

2.6 (0.5–14.2)

1.9 (0.3–11)

Clinical staff (e.g., nurse, dentist, physician)

102 (33.1)

2.3 (1.2–4.4)

2.5 (1.3–4.7)

Public health communicable disease staff

12 (3.9)

3.1 (0.8–12.4)

3 (0.7–12.1)

Environmental health staff

39 (12.7)

0.9 (0.4–1.9)

0.6 (0.2–1.4)

Public Information Staff

8 (2.6)

0.3 (0.1–1.8)

0.4 (0.1–1.9)

Other Public Health Professional Staff (e.g., health educator, legal professional, financial officer, other)

71 (23.1)

0.7 (0.3–1.3)

0.6 (0.3–1.1)


†Adjusted for Age, Gender, Job Classification

Balicer et al. BMC Public Health 2006 6:99   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-6-99

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