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Table 3 Adjusted ORs and 95% CI of finding single recommendations during web search by type of website (multivariable analysis, reference type: Health Agencies)

From: Surfing the web during pandemic flu: availability of World Health Organization recommendations on prevention

Prevention measures University
Hospital
Research
News Drug industry
Commercial
Others
  ORa
(95% CIb)
p ORa
(95% CIb)
p ORa
(95% CIb)
p ORa
(95% CIb)
p
avoid touching mouth and nose 0.348
(0.039 - 3.076)
0.342 0.358
(0.151 - 0.850)
0.020 0.191
(0.033 - 1.087)
0.062 1.509
(0.380 - 5.987)
0.558
hand cleaning 0.019
(0.001 - 0.370)
0.009 0.023
(0.003 - 0.206)
0.001 0.007
(0.000 - 0.108)
0.000 0.080
(0.007 - 0.921)
0.043
avoid close contact with sick people 0.389
(0.045 - 3.388)
0.393 0.291
(0.126 - 0.670)
0.004 0.201
(0.036 - 1.112)
0.066 0.945
(0.274 - 3.261)
0.928
reduce time spent in crowds 0.210
(0.024 - 1.846)
0.159 0.158
(0.064 - 0.395)
0.000 0.161
(0.029 - 0.899)
0.037 0.436
(0.124 - 1.527)
0.194
improve airflow in living place - - 1.775
(0.618 - 5.095)
0.286 7.187
(1.187 - 43.519)
0.032 5.391
(1.412 - 20.588)
0.014
practice good health habits - - 0.811
(0.341 - 1.931)
0.637 1.859
(0.330 - 10.481)
0.482 2.385
(0.735 - 7.737)
0.148
if you are not sick: mask not needed 0.312
(0.035 - 2.764)
0.295 0.151
(0.060 - 0.383)
0.000 0.167
(0.029 - 0.962)
0.045 0.507
(0.147 - 1.751)
0.282
caregivers: mask when in close contact 0.392
(0.045 - 3.401)
0.395 0.194
(0.084 - 0.450)
0.000 0.351
(0.067 - 1.838)
0.215 0.675
(0.209 - 2.176)
0.510
sick: mask when close contact/travel 0.701
(0.084 - 5.853)
0.743 0.725
(0.331 - 1.587)
0.421 0.657
(0.125 - 3.443)
0.619 1.004
(0.329 - 3.059)
0.994
stay at home 0.017
(0.001 - 0.370)
0.009 0.017
(0.002 - 0.158)
0.000 0.007
(0.000 - 0.105)
0.000 0.079
(0.007 - 0.932)
0.044
take rest and drink fluids - - 0.350
(0.152 - 0.803)
0.013 0.434
(0.077 - 2.457)
0.345 0.441
(0.142 - 1.373)
0.158
avoid contact with other people 0.147
(0.016 - 1.387)
0.094 0.093
(0.033 - 0.260)
0.000 0.088
(0.014 - 0.551)
0.009 0.295
(0.076 - 1.140)
0.077
use tissue when coughing-sneezing 0.122
(0.011 - 1.308)
0.082 0.106
(0.031 - 0.359)
0.000 0.046
(0.006 - 0.333)
0.002 0.530
(0.104 - 2.700)
0.444
dispose your tissue after using it 0.090
(0.008 - 1.040)
0.054 0.076
(0.019 - 0.295)
0.000 0.033
(0.004 - 0.260)
0.001 0.392
(0.069 - 2.215)
0.289
sleeve - crook of elbow - - 0.360
(0.152 - 0.852)
0.020 0.784
(0.140 - 4.392)
0.782 0.273
(0.079 - 0.948)
0.041
clean your hands after sneezing 0.138
(0.014 - 1.341)
0.088 0.108
(0.037 - 0.309)
0.000 0.084
(0.013 - 0.533)
0.009 0.283
(0.071 - 1.118)
0.072
inform family and friend about your illness - - 0.443
(0.159 - 1.239)
0.121 3.207
(0.543 - 18.946)
0.198 0.191
(0.021 - 1.746)
0.143
contact before travelling to health facility 3.063
(0.337 - 27.853)
0.320 0.448
(0.193 - 1.037)
0.061 0.965
(0.173 - 5.375)
0.967 - -
do not stop breastfeeding - - 0.256
(0.106 - 0.620)
0.003 0.458
(0.075 - 2.796)
0.398 0.141
(0.036 - 0.554)
0.005
eating pork is safe 0.403
(0.046 - 3.513)
0.411 0.343
(0.143 - 0.822)
0.016 0.202
(0.035 - 1.152)
0.072 0.293
(0.089 - 0.961)
0.043
no travelling restriction related to pandemic - - 0.200
(0.084 - 0.478)
0.000 0.345
(0.062 - 1.931)
0.226 0.350
(0.109 - 1.123)
0.078
  1. aOR=odds ratio, bCI=confidence interval