Table 4

Factors affecting compliance with public health measures during an influenza pandemic

Scenario

No.

OR

Lower

Upper

P value


Will comply with quarantine measures

Age group <40 years

438

0.72

0.54

0.97

<0.05

Female

581

0.74

0.52

1.06

NS

Pandemic influenza "very serious"

655

1.58

1.13

2.22

<0.05

Pandemic influenza "somewhat serious"

101

0.62

0.43

0.91

<0.05

Incorrect knowledge

407

0.63

0.47

0.84

<0.05

Incorrect knowledge (only "large outbreak")

387

0.65

0.49

0.87

<0.05

Very unhappy about quarantine

Have children

116

0.72

0.54

0.98

<0.05

Age group <40 years

190

1.54

1.13

2.09

<0.05

Incorrect knowledge

172

1.33

0.99

1.80

<0.05

Inappropriate work practice

62

1.48

0.99

2.21

<0.05

Will take antivirals as directed

Medical/nursing

638

1.28

0.90

1.81

NS

Will comply with quarantine measures

665

1.93

1.38

2.70

<0.05

Will give antivirals to family (all/some)

Female

45

0.49

0.29

0.84

<0.05

Have children

41

1.81

1.09

3.00

<0.05

Medical/nursing

40

0.46

0.27

0.77

<0.05

Ancillary/support staff

14

2.06

1.06

3.98

<0.05

Very unhappy about quarantine

25

1.76

0.95

3.26

<0.05


Seale et al. BMC Health Services Research 2009 9:30   doi:10.1186/1472-6963-9-30

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