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Table 4 Predictors of likelihood of working under different circumstances

From: Will the NHS continue to function in an influenza pandemic? a survey of healthcare workers in the West Midlands, UK

Circumstances:
"How likely is it that you would work if... ?" * §
Gender Job Type Carer Work Type (FT/PT) Age Group Living Arrangements
There was a greater than usual risk of becoming infected at work and falling ill yourself 0.454 <0.001 0.106 0.129 0.005 0.812
There was a greater than usual risk of infecting your family 0.289 <0.001 0.379 0.004 <0.001 0.274
Your partner fell ill 0.056 <0.001 0.185 0.726 0.074 0.037
Your children fell ill <0.001 0.022 0.325 0.002 0.108 0.912
Schools/nurseries were closed or childcare services disrupted 0.038 0.365 0.336 <0.001 0.002 0.043
You were asked to take on duties for which you have not been trained 0.691 <0.001 0.448 0.572 0.267 0.029
You were asked to work more hours 0.997 0.077 0.100 0.015 0.014 0.461
You were asked to work at a different site to normal 0.757 <0.001 0.340 0.038 0.102 0.061
You had to decide who not to treat/care for 0.005 <0.001 0.067 0.445 0.751 0.012
You had to work with untrained volunteers or workers brought out of retirement 0.932 <0.001 0.961 0.836 0.470 0.282
There was a shortage of fuel leading to disruption of transport 0.278 0.200 0.541 0.203 0.402 0.182
Your colleagues were dying 0.189 <0.001 0.497 0.695 0.002 0.625
  1. * P values: Bonferroni correction factor applied to account for multiple testing: cut-off for significance adjusted to 0.003
  2. § Regression model adjusted for Gender, Job Type, Caring Role(s), Work Type, Age Group and Living Arrangements