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Table 3 Factors associated with perception on self-isolation or quarantine possibility

From: Preparedness for self-isolation or quarantine and lockdown in South Africa: results from a rapid online survey

  OR 95% CI p value
Characteristics
Sex
 Male (Ref)    
 Female 0.93 [0.83–1.03] 0.157
Race group
 Black (Ref)    
 Coloured 1.17 [1.04–1.31] 0.007
 White 1.92 [1.66–2.22] < 0.001
 Indian/Asian 1.23 [1.07–1.41] 0.003
Age group
 18–29 (Ref)    
 30–39 0.85 [0.74–0.97] 0.021
 40–49 0.78 [0.66–0.91] 0.002
 50–59 0.65 [0.54–0.78] < 0.001
 60+ 0.61 [0.46–0.79] < 0.001
Employment
 Employed full time (Ref)    
 Employed informal/part time 0.99 [0.81–1.20] 0.900
 Student 1.04 [0.85–1.26] 0.718
 Unemployed 0.84 [0.71–0.99] 0.040
 Self employed 1.05 [0.88–1.26] 0.572
Knowledge score
 Low (Ref)    
 Moderate 1.00 [0.78–1.28] 0.982
 High 0.98 [0.77–1.24] 0.838
Risk perception
 Low (Ref)    
 Moderate 2.01 [1.80–2.26] < 0.001
 High 3.60 [3.14–4.11] < 0.001
Dwelling type
 Formal dwelling (Ref)    
 Informal dwelling 0.77 [0.58–1.01] 0.061
 Constant 0.46 [0.35–0.60] < 0.001
  1. CI Confidence Interval, OR Odds Ratio