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Table 2 Likert scale questions of knowledge about and attitudes toward swine influenza of the participants

From: Knowledge and attitudes of university students toward pandemic influenza: a cross-sectional study from Turkey

  I disagree I don't know I agree Missing
  (n, %) (n, %) (n, %) (n,%)
There is a swine influenza outbreak in the world currently 47(11.7) 16 (4.0) 324 (80.6) 15 (3.7)
There is a seasonal influenza outbreak in the world 47 (11.7) 50 (12.5) 304 (75.6) 1 (0.2)
Swine influenza is a varied form of seasonal influenza 79 (19.7) 71 (17.6) 250 (62.2) 2 (0.5)
Swine influenza could cause fatalities 122(30.4) 56 (13.9) 224(55.7) 0 (0.0)
Swine influenza transmits from human to human 35 (8.7) 27 (6.7) 339 (84.4) 1 (0.2)
There is a swine influenza outbreak in our country currently 42 (10.4) 30 (7.5) 329 (81.9) 1 (0.2)
Swine influenza isn't more serious than seasonal influenza 125 (31.1) 73 (18.3) 202 (50.1) 2 (0.5)
There is a seasonal influenza outbreak in our country 77 (19.2) 63 (15.7) 261 (64.9) 1 (0.2)
If I catch swine influenza, I will have the mild symptoms of the disease 64 (16.0) 160 (39.8) 178(44.2) 0 (0.0)
Healthy people do not get swine influenza that easily 120 (29.9) 56 (13.9) 225 (56.0) 1 (0.2)
I have enough knowledge about swine influenza 86 (21.4) 75 (18.7) 238 (59.2) 3 (0.7)
If I take enough precaution I won't be infected even I am not vaccinated 78 (19.2) 62 (15.4) 262 (65.2) 1 (0.2)
Swine influenza antiviral treatment cures the disease completely 205 (50.9) 135 (33.6) 60 (15.0) 2 (0.5)
Everyone infected with swine influenza is required to use antiviral drug 142 (35.3) 120 (29.9) 138 (34.3) 2 (0.5)
Anyone who comes to contact with someone infected with swine influenza is required to use antiviral drug 169 (42.0) 109 (27.1) 123 (30.5) 2 (0.5)
Swine influenza vaccine need only be provided to those who in high risk groups 132 (32.8) 92 (22.9) 178 (44.3) 0 (0.0)
Swine influenza vaccine has few side effects 195(48.5) 146 (36.3) 61 (15.2) 0 (0.0)
Seasonal influenza vaccine keeps also from swine influenza 204 (50.7) 144 (35.8) 52 (13.0) 2 (0.5)
I think everyone should be given swine influenza vaccine 260 (64.7) 78 (19.4) 60 (14.9) 4 (1.0)
Not enough information has been provided about swine influenza 111 (27.6) 69 (17.2) 221 (55.0) 1 (0.2)
Swine influenza vaccine and seasonal influenza vaccine must be provided together 159 (39.6) 162 (40.3) 81 (20.1) 0 (0.0)
The vaccine will stop the outbreak 225(56.0) 110 (27.4) 67(16.6) 0 (0.0)