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Table 6 Association between Psychosocial Variables and Willingness to Engage in Precautionary Behaviors for Prevention of 2009 H1N1 Influenza

From: Perceptions of and willingness to engage in public health precautions to prevent 2009 H1N1 influenza transmission

  Willing to Cover Mouth to Cough OR (95% CI) Willing to Wash Hands OR (95% CI) Willing to Use Hand Sanitizer OR (95% CI) Willing to Avoid Touching Your Eyes OR (95% CI) Willing to Avoid Close Contact OR (95% CI) Willing to Stay Home OR (95% CI) Willing to Get a Vaccine OR (95% CI)
Perceived Risk 0.99
(0.49, 2.01)
0.57
(0.28, 1.13)
1.07
(0.77, 1.48)
1.51+
(0.93, 2.45)
.80
(0.53, 1.19)
0.86
0.68, 1.10)
1.18
(0.89, 1.55)
Perceived Severity 1.50
(0.63, 3.53)
4.40+
(0.83, 23.29)
1.89***
(1.42, 2.52)
1.07
(0.65, 1.77)
0.99
(0.66, 1.49)
1.51*
(1.06, 2.17)
1.44**
(1.16, 1.79)
Perceived Worry 0.90
(0.29, 2.83)
1.02
(0.33, 3.21)
1.13
(0.80, 1.59)
0.59
(0.30, 1.17)
1.44+
(0.93, 2.23)
1.21
(0.83, 1.77)
1.24
(0.93, 1.66)
Perceived Efficacy 53.05***
(12.29, 228.89)
26.98***
(3.33, 218.68)
16.49***
(8.00, 33.97)
8.53***
(3.63, 20.01)
24.90***
(8.54, 72.56)
8.55***
(3.13, 23.37)
18.29***
(8.82, 37.94)
  1. Notes: Numbers in cells are odds ratios; all analyses are adjusted using sampling weights (see Methods)
  2. + p-value < .1 but > .05
  3. * p-value < .05 but > .01
  4. ** p-value < .01 but > .001
  5. *** p-value < .001