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Table 2 Factors related to school collection of student influenza-like illness, Gastrointestinal illness, and/or Absenteeism data

From: Missouri K-12 school collection and reporting of school-based syndromic surveillance data: a cross sectional study

Variable Influenza-like illness Gastrointestinal illness Absenteeism
OR (95 % CI) p OR (95 % CI) p OR (95 % CI) p
Perception that health department is interested in collecting school syndromic surveillance data 16.6 (3.9–71.3) < .001 4.7 (2.1–10.7) < .001 NIM NS
Administrators support syndromic surveillance data collection 9.5 (1.6–57.3) < .05 NIM NS NIM NS
Nurse knows how to analyze syndromic surveillance data 9.4 (1.4–63.5) < .05 NIM NS 2.5 (1.1–6.0) < .05
Nurse knows how to collect syndromic surveillance data 4.8 (1.1–20.2) < .05 NIM NS NIM NS
School has resources to collect syndromic surveillance data NIM NS 2.7 (1.1–6.1) < .05 NIM NS
  1. *OR = odds ratio; CI = Confidence interval; NS = Non-significant; NIM = Not in Model