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Table 1 Univariate analysis of vaccinated vs. unvaccinated community dwelling older Canadians

From: Rates of influenza vaccination in older adults and factors associated with vaccine use: A secondary analysis of the Canadian Study of Health and Aging

Risk Factor Vaccinated (n = 2763) Unvaccinated (n = 2244) OR (95% C.I.) P value
Age mean (SD) 75.1 (6.5) 74.6 (6.7) 1.01 (1.00–1.02) 0.0056
Sex     
   Male (%) 1162 (56.8) 883(43.2) 1.00 0.0527
   Female (%) 1601 (54.1) 1361(45.9) 0.89 (0.80–1.00)  
Education mean years (SD) 11.0 (3.7) 10.3 (3.7) 1.05 (1.04–1.07) <0.0001
Region     
   Atlantic (%) 471 (54.1) 399 (45.9) 1.00  
   Quebec (%) 453 (48.2) 486 (51.8) 0.79 (0.66–0.95) <0.0001
   Ontario (%) 568 (64.6) 311 (35.4) 1.55 (1.28–1.88)  
   Prairies (%) 540 (55.6) 431 (44.4) 1.06 (0.88–1.28)  
   BC (%) 731 (54.2) 617 (45.8) 1.00 (0.85–1.19)  
Current Marital Status     
   Not married (%) 1197 (52.6) 1078 (47.4) 1.00 0.0007
   Married (%) 1566 (57.4) 1163 (42.6) 1.21 (1.08–1.36)  
Smoker     
   No (%) 1232 (52.9) 1095 (47.1) 1.00 0.0032
   Yes (%) 1495 (57.1) 1122 (42.9) 1.18 (1.06–1.32)  
Alcohol     
   No (%) 1590 (53.2) 1399 (46.8) 1.00 0.0012
   Yes (%) 1133 (57.9) 824 (42.1) 1.21 (1.08–1.36)  
Self-Rated Health     
   Not Good/Very Poor (%) 502 (60.6) 326 (39.4) 1.00 0.0006
   Very/Pretty Good (%) 2254 (54.1) 1912 (45.9) 0.77 (0.66–0.89)  
Regular Exercise     
   No (%) 893 (52.0) 824 (48.0) 1.00 0.0014
   Yes(%) 1815 (56.8) 1382 (43.2) 1.22 (1.08–1.36)  
3MSE mean score (sd) 89.9 (6.4) 89.1 (6.4) 1.02 (1.01–1.03) <0.0001
No. of comorbidities mean (sd) 2.7 (1.7) 2.3 (1.6) 1.15 (1.11–1.20) <0.0001
Geography     
   Urban (%) 2442 (55.8) 1934 (44.2) 1.00 0.0274
   Rural (%) 320 (51.1) 306 (48.9) 0.83 (0.70–0.98)