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Table 6 Predictors of the influence of policy interventions on HCWs' potential decisions about working

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

Interventions:
"Would you be more likely to work if... ?" * §
Gender Job Type Carer Work Type (FT/PT) Age Group Living Arrangement
You were allowed to work at the nearest site to your home 0.059 0.187 0.521 0.710 0.880 0.086
You were provided with accommodation so that you do not take infection home 0.304 0.515 0.104 0.136 0.313 0.377
Your employer provided transport to get you to work and home again 0.007 0.022 0.158 0.310 0.156 0.010
Childcare was provided for you 0.188 0.127 0.755 0.975 0.013 0.699
You were offered vaccination (if available) and/or treatment if you fell ill 0.732 0.250 0.616 0.252 0.042 0.017
Your family were offered vaccination (if available) and/or treatment if they fell ill 0.993 0.709 0.302 0.400 0.060 <0.001
Your employer shared their emergency plans with you and told you in advance what would be expected of you during a pandemic 0.002 0.916 0.916 0.605 0.301 0.097
You were offered PPE when working with affected patients 0.053 0.465 0.585 0.379 0.425 0.029
Your employers accepted liability for any mistake made whilst doing a job you are not trained for 0.446 0.002 0.216 0.497 0.005 0.050
You were allowed to work more flexible hours 0.002 0.009 0.044 0.711 0.007 0.025
You were paid a top-up salary that reflected the level of duties you were asked to take on during a pandemic 0.105 0.093 0.145 0.987 <0.001 0.167
You were provided with life/disability insurance 0.450 0.090 0.359 0.333 0.014 0.152
  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