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Table 3 Factors related to school reporting of student influenza-like illness, Gastrointestinal illness, and/or Absenteeism data to the health department

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 12.7 (4.7–34.5) < .001 9.2 (3.3–25.4) < .001 10.0 (2.8–35.9) < .001
Health department has approached school about collecting syndromic surveillance data 3.1 (1.2–8.3) < .05 4.6 (1.6–13.1) < .01 NIM NS
Nurse is a member of the school disaster planning committee 2.8 (1.1–7.1) < .05 NIM NS NIM NS
  1. *OR = odds ratio; CI = Confidence interval; NS = Non-significant; NIM = Not in Model