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Table 1 Associations between respondents' demographic characteristics and self-reported willingness to respond (WTR) to a pandemic flu emergency

From: Characterizing hospital workers' willingness to report to duty in an influenza pandemic through threat- and efficacy-based assessment

    WTR if required WTR if asked, but not required
   %a % Agreeb ORc (95%CI) % Agree OR (95%CI)
All d    82.5    72.0   
By respondent characteristics        
Gender Female 73 81.6 Reference 69.9 Reference
  Male 27 84.9 1.27 (1.00 - 1.61) 77.1 1.45 (1.18 - 1.78)
Age (years) <30 17 80.6 Reference 66.5 Reference
  30-39 22 79.8 0.95 (0.68 - 1.32) 65.8 0.97 (0.73 - 1.28)
  40-49 26 82.2 1.11 (0.80 - 1.55) 72.7 1.34 (1.02 - 1.77)
  50-59 27 85.1 1.38 (0.99 - 1.92) 76.3 1.63 (1.23 - 2.14)
  60+ 9 84.3 1.29 (0.84 - 1.99) 79.0 1.90 (1.30 - 2.76)
Duration at JHHe (years) <1 11 81.3 Reference 69.3 Reference
  1-5 33 82.8 1.10 (0.77 - 1.58) 72.3 1.16 (0.85 - 1.57)
  6-10 17 80.1 0.93 (0.63 - 1.37) 70.0 1.04 (0.74 - 1.45)
  >10 39 83.5 1.16 (0.81 - 1.65) 73.1 1.21 (0.90 - 1.63)
Hours/week working at JHH <10 4 80.4 Reference 70.9 Reference
  10-19 1 85.3 1.41 (0.49 - 4.12) 78.8 1.53 (0.60 - 3.90)
  20-29 3 82.7 1.16 (0.54 - 2.52) 64.5 0.75 (0.40 - 1.41)
  30-39 10 79.9 0.97 (0.54 - 1.74) 67.2 0.84 (0.51 - 1.40)
  40-49 68 80.3 0.99 (0.60 - 1.64) 70.1 0.96 (0.62 - 1.50)
  50+ 16 92.3 2.93 (1.60 - 5.34) 82.3 1.91 (1.17 - 3.11)
Worked in JHH role (years) <1 13 81.5 Reference 68.3 Reference
  1-5 37 82.9 1.11 (0.79 - 1.55) 73.2 1.27 (0.95 - 1.68)
  6-10 17 81.0 0.97 (0.66 - 1.41) 71.1 1.14 (0.83 - 1.58)
  >10 34 83.5 1.15 (0.82 - 1.61) 72.5 1.23 (0.92 - 1.63)
Highest education level completed Professional 19 90.6 Reference 79.0 Reference
  MS 20 85.3 0.60 (0.41 - 0.88) 74.5 0.78 (0.58 - 1.04)
  Bachelors 36 82.7 0.50 (0.35 - 0.70) 70.3 0.63 (0.49 - 0.81)
  HS/GECD 24 71.9 0.27 (0.19 - 0.38) 65.5 0.51 (0.38 - 0.67)
Rely on public transportation No 82 82.9 Reference 72.0 Reference
  Yes 18 80.1 0.83 (0.63 - 1.09) 71.8 0.99 (0.78 - 1.26)
Have elder family members who rely on you for care No 78 82.6 Reference 72.5 Reference
  Yes 22 82.3 0.98 (0.76 - 1.25) 69.8 0.88 (0.71 - 1.08)
Children/marital status No children 54 83.3 Reference 74.5 Reference
  Children/single parent 10 80.8 0.81 (0.57 - 1.16) 67.1 0.70 (0.52 - 0.95)
  Children/Married 36 82.0 0.91 (0.73 - 1.14) 69.9 0.80 (0.66 - 0.96)
Have pets who rely solely on you No 44 83.2 Reference 73.4 Reference
  Yes 56 81.8 0.91 (0.74 - 1.12) 70.5 0.87 (0.73 - 1.03)
Type of profession MD 14 90.4 Reference 79.3 Reference
  RN 17 86.1 0.66 (0.43 - 1.00) 70.2 0.61 (0.45 - 0.84)
  Other professional 3 89.5 0.90 (0.40 - 2.01) 81.6 1.15 (0.62 - 2.16)
  Other (non-professional) 66 78.9 0.40 (0.28 - 0.56) 70.0 0.61 (0.47 - 0.79)
Department type Emergency medicine 4 85.5 Reference 79.1 Reference
  Clinical 72 83.5 0.86 (0.50 - 1.49) 71.6 0.67 (0.42 - 1.07)
  Non-clinical 24 79.2 0.65 (0.37 - 1.14) 71.5 0.67 (0.41 - 1.09)
  1. a Percent of respondents in category within characteristic
  2. b Percent agreeing with WTR statement (positive response)
  3. c OR is the odds ratio provided in the logistic regression which compares the odds between a positive WTR response and a negative WTR response with respect to a particular characteristic category compared to its reference category, unadjusted for other demographic characteristics.
  4. d Percent covers all respondents.
  5. e Johns Hopkins Hospital (JHH)