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Table 4 Factors associated with an intention to adopt protective measures

From: Monitoring the level of government trust, risk perception and intention of the general public to adopt protective measures during the influenza A (H1N1) pandemic in the Netherlands

  Wald (df) OR 95% C.I. for OR
    Lower - Upper
Period 1    
1. Trust in government 24.86 (1)** 0.92 0.892 - 0.951
2. Fear/worry about influenza A (H1N1) 61.75 (1)** 1.30 1.218 - 1.389
3. Perceived vulnerability 41.42 (1)** 1.37 1.242 - 1.502
4. Sex (female) 6.97 (1)* 1.26 1.06 - 1.502
5. Age 32.78 (1)** 1.01 1.009 - 1.019
Period 2    
1. Fear/worry about influenza A (H1N1) 123.37 (1)** 1.44 1.354 - 1.541
2. Sex (female) 9.21 (1)* 1.31 1.100 - 1.557
3. Age 12.19 (1)** 1.01 1.005 - 1.017
4. Receipt of information (yes) 24.02 (1)** 1.65 1.352 - 2.020
Period 3    
Men    
1. Fear/worry about influenza A (H1N1) 53.17 (1)** 1.46 1.317 - 1.613
2. Age 33.43 (1)** 1.02 1.013 - 1.026
3. Receipt of information (yes) 5.48 (1)* 1.42 1.058 - 1.897
Women    
1. Fear/worry about influenza A (H1N1) 114.66 (1)** 1.74 1.573 - 1.927
2. Age 36.82 (1)** 1.03 1.017 - 1.033
3. Receipt of information (yes) 6.49 (1)* 1.73 1.134 - 2.632
  1. * P - value significant at the < 0.05 level
  2. ** P - value significant at the < 0.001 level
  3. df = degrees of freedom; OR = Odds Ratio; C.I. = Confidence Interval