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Table 6 Main and interactive effects between health risk perception and spontaneous adaptation behaviors to heat waves on heatstroke experience in the public of Guangdong Province

From: Associations between risk perception, spontaneous adaptation behavior to heat waves and heatstroke in Guangdong province, China

  Heat stroke experience in the past one year
  Controls N (%) Cases N (%) Model I Model II Model III
Unadjusted OR (95% CI) Adjusted OR(95% CI) Adjusted OR(95% CI)
  Health risk perception of heat waves      
  Low impact 315(97.5) 8(2.5) 1 1  
  Moderate impact 1336(93.8) 89(6.2) 2.63(1.26–5.46) 2.93(1.38–6.22)  
  High impact 382(88.0) 52(12.0) 5.36(2.51–11.45) 10.58(4.74–23.63)  
  Number of spontaneous adaptation behaviors to heat waves      
  <4 510(89.5) 60(10.5) 1 1  
  4–7 1060(94.8) 58(5.2) 0.47 (0.32–0.68) 0.38 (0.25–0.57)  
  >7 463(93.7) 31(6.3) 0.57 (0.36–0.89) 0.47 (0.28–0.78)  
  Health risk perception × numbers of spontaneous adaptation behaviors to heat waves      
  Low impact×<4 adaptation behaviors 157(98.1) 3(1.9)    1
  Low impact×4–7 adaptation behaviors 115(97.5) 3(2.5)    1.39(0.27–7.10)
  Low impact×>7 adaptation behaviors 43(95.6) 2(4.4)    3.40(0.54–21.43)
  Moderate impact×<4 adaptation behaviors 331(90.7) 34(9.3)    4.99(1.50–16.63)
  Moderate impact×4–7 adaptation behaviors 725(95.3) 36(4.7)    2.25(0.68–7.47)
  Moderate impact×>7 adaptation behaviors 280(93.6) 19(6.4)    3.58(1.03–12.44)
  High impact×<4 adaptation behaviors 22(48.9) 23(51.1)    47.46(12.82–175.73)
  High impact×4–7 adaptation behaviors 220(92.1) 19(7.9)    6.86(1.95–24.80)
  High impact×>7 adaptation behaviors 140(93.3) 10(6.7)    5.46(1.43–20.80)
  P for interaction of high impact×4–7 adaptation behaviors      0.014
  P for interaction of high impact×>7 adaptation behaviors      0.001
  1. † Logistic regression adjustment for age, gender, education, occupation, family income and residential area.