Table 5

'Persuadability' score by demographic characteristics, and likelihood of being 'persuaded' to work in an influenza pandemic.

Characteristic

n (%)*

Mean persuadability score

Bivariate OR (95% CI)

Multivariate OR (95% CI)§


Age

16–30

158 (17.9)

75.24

Reference

Reference

31–40

238 (27.0)

71.13

0.8 (0.5 – 1.3)

0.9 (0.5 – 1.7)

41–50

273 (30.9)

68.93

0.7 (0.4 – 1.1)

0.7 (0.4 – 1.3)

51+

213 (24.1)

65.76

0.8 (0.5 – 1.4)

0.9 (0.5 – 1.7)

Gender

Male

263 (29.8)

66.87

Reference

Reference

Female

615 (69.6)

71.27

1.3 (0.8 – 1.9)

1.3 (0.8 – 2.1)

Job Category

Doctor

100 (11.3)

73.01

Reference

Reference

Nurse

126 (14.3)

66.23

1.0 (0.5 – 2.0)

0.9 (0.4 – 2.0)

PAM

122 (13.8)

68.79

0.5 (0.2 – 1.2)

0.5 (0.2 – 1.1)

Ancillary

162 (18.3)

68.88

1.3 (0.7 – 2.6)

1.2 (0.6 – 2.5)

Manager

123 (13.9)

67.42

0.8 (0.4 – 1.7)

0.8 (0.4 – 1.7)

GP

109 (12.3)

69.71

0.7 (0.3 – 1.5)

0.9 (0.4 – 1.9)

Community HCW

141 (16.0)

75.49

1.7 (0.9 – 3.2)

1.4 (0.7 – 2.9)

Living Arrangements

Live with children under 16

405 (45.9)

68.74

Reference

Reference

No children under 16

315 (35.7)

71.84

1.4 (0.9 – 2.0)

2.2 (1.1 – 4.3)

Live alone

72 (8.2)

68.26

1.3 (0.7 – 2.5)

1.9 – (0.8 – 4.5)

Share with friends

20 (2.3)

54.96

1.0 (0.3 – 3.6)

1.5 (0.4 – 6.3)

With parents/relatives

64 (7.2)

74.23

2.0 (1.0 – 3.7)

2.6 (1.7 – 6.4)

Caring Role(s)

No children under 16 or elderly dependents

418 (47.3)

70.35

Reference

Reference

Children <16 and/or elderly dependents

465 (52.7)

69.51

0.9 (0.6 – 1.3)

0.5 (0.3 – 0.9)

Nature of Employment

Full Time

638 (72.3)

70.34

Reference

Reference

Part Time

241 (27.3)

68.83

0.7 (0.5 – 1.1)

0.7 (0.4 – 1.1)

All Respondents

883 (100%)

69.91


Mean 'persuadability' score by demographic characteristics, and likelihood of being 'persuaded' to work (amongst respondents with <100% likelihood of working)* Percentages may not total 100 due to missing responses

§ Adjusted for Age, Gender, Job Category, Living Arrangements, Caring Role(s) and Nature of Employment

Damery et al. BMC Public Health 2009 9:142   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-9-142

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