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Table 4 Bivariate associations between selected belief variables and dependent variables

From: Influenza pandemic preparedness: motivation for protection among small and medium businesses in Australia

Variable (abbreviated name) Phi*
(p)
  Severity Risk a Risk b Thought Efficacy Help
Severity of pandemic influenza (Severity) - - - - - -
   (30% or more sick)       
Risk of pandemic influenza (Risk a) 0.28 - - - - -
   (Likely or very likely) (<0.001)      
Risk to business (Risk b) 0.39 0.37 - - - -
   (Moderate or high risk) (<0.001) (<0.001)     
Thought about pandemic influenza (Thought) 0.21 0.30 0.17 - - -
   (A lot) (0.004) (<0.001) (0.02)    
Response efficacy (Efficacy) 0.10 0.15 0.17 0.15 - -
   (High) (0.14) (0.03) (0.02) (0.03)   
Need help to prepare (Help) 0.18 0.18 0.27 0.25 0.19 -
   (Yes) (0.009) (0.01) (<0.001) (0.001) (0.006)  
Pandemic influenza plan 0.19 0.18 0.17 0.28 0.18 0.05
   (Yes) (0.007) (0.01) (0.01) (<0.001) (0.01) (0.49)
  1. * Phi indicates the proportion of the total variance explained