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Table 5 Significant independent predictors of dependent variables

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

Dependent variable predictors (n = 201) Adjusted OR (95% CI) Wald
statistic*
p
Thought about pandemic influenza (A lot) Model R2 = 0.18   
Risk of pandemic influenza (ref: Unlikely/very unlikely/don't know)    
   Likely or very likely 5.1 (2.4 – 10.8) 17.39 <0.001
Location (reference: Non-capital city)    
   Capital city 3.2 (1.2 – 8.4) 5.51 0.02
Need help (Yes) Model R 2 = 0.27   
Risk to business (ref: Low risk/no risk/no idea)    
   Moderate or High 3.3 (1.7 – 6.3) 13.3 <0.001
State (reference: WA)    
   NSW 3.3 (1.7 – 6.4) 12.7 <0.001
Industry type (ref: Tertiary: other)   11.3 0.01
   Primary or secondary 0.8 (0.3 – 2.6) 0.13 0.72
   Tertiary: property and business services 0.4 (0.2 – 0.9) 5.04 0.03
   Tertiary: retail trade 0.3 (0.1 – 0.7) 8.94 0.003
Pandemic influenza plan (Yes) Model R 2 = 0.20   
Severity of pandemic influenza (ref: < 30% sick/no idea)    
   30% or more sick 9.3 (1.2 – 73.9) 4.47 0.04
Response efficacy (reference: low)    
   High 8.1 (1.0 – 64.4) 3.92 0.048
  1. *The Wald statistic indicates whether the independent variable is significantly associated with the dependent variable
  2. Odds ratio (OR)