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Table 2 Associations between attitudes/beliefs 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
  % Agreea OR (95%CI)b OR (95%CI)
Attitudes and belief statements    
Perceived likelihood of occurrence in this region 48.9 1.60 1.25
   (1.27 - 2.00) (1.03 - 1.51)
Perceived severe health consequences likely 83.0 3.06 1.90
   (2.37 - 3.96) (1.50 - 2.40)
Perceived likelihood of being asked to report to duty 65.5 4.57 2.98
   (3.59 - 5.82) (2.44 - 3.64)
Perceived likelihood that colleagues will report 62.1 9.41 8.48
   (7.09 - 12.49) (6.79 - 10.60)
Perceived knowledge about the public health impact 63.8 3.00 2.30
   (2.39 - 3.78) (1.89 - 2.78)
Perceived awareness of role-specific responsibilities 42.4 2.64 2.22
   (2.01 - 3.45) (1.80 - 2.75)
Perceived skills for role-specific responsibilities 63.1 5.33 3.50
   (4.14 - 6.86) (2.86 - 4.28)
Psychologically prepared 66.7 9.51 5.95
   (7.25 - 12.48) (4.83 - 7.34)
Perceived ability to safely get to work 72.2 10.62 6.72
   (8.17 - 13.80) (5.43 - 8.32)
Confidence in personal safety at work 56.7 7.44 6.54
   (5.62 - 9.84) (5.25 - 8.15)
Perceived ability to perform duties (Self Efficacy) 73.4 12.50 7.97
   (9.59 - 16.28) (6.40 - 9.92)
Perceived that family is prepared to function in absence 59.2 8.64 5.41
   (6.53 - 11.43) (4.40 - 6.66)
Self-reported willingness to perform duties if additional hours are required 75.5 17.46 13.64
   (13.23 - 23.04) (10.79 - 17.25)
Hospital's perceived ability to provide timely information 72.6 5.29 4.41
   (4.15 - 6.75) (3.58 - 5.45)
Perceived ability to address public questions 53.6 4.84 3.88
   (3.70 - 6.33) (3.15 - 4.78)
Perceived importance of one's role in the agency's overall response 55.2 4.46 3.06
   (3.45 - 5.76) (2.50 - 3.73)
Perceived need for pre-event preparation and training 88.3 5.44 3.89
   (4.09 - 7.24) (2.96 - 5.12)
Perceived need for during/post-event psychological support 59.0 1.66 1.32
   (1.33 - 2.08) (1.09 - 1.60)
Perceived high impact of one's response (Response Efficacy) 72.5 5.89 3.64
   (4.61 - 7.52) (2.96 - 4.48)
  1. a Percent agreeing with WTR statement (positive response)
  2. b 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 the positive statement response compared to the negative statement response, adjusted for key demographic characteristics: gender, age, hours/week worked, highest education level completed and children/marital status