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Table 3 Correlations with each variable

From: Perceptions and behaviors related to hand hygiene for the prevention of H1N1 influenza transmission among Korean university students during the peak pandemic period

  Acquaintances with recent flu-like symptoms Recent flu-like symptoms Daily hand washing frequency Information encountered Perceived effectiveness Perceived severity Perceived susceptibility
Acquaintances with recent flu-like symptoms   (+)
P < 0.001
  (+)
P < 0.001
  (+)
P = 0.026
 
Recent flu-like symptoms    (-)
P = 0.034
(+)
P = 0.038
   (+)
P < 0.001
Daily hand washing frequency      (+)
P = 0.002
(+)
P = 0.001
 
Information encountered       (-)
P = 0.013
 
Perceived effectiveness        
Perceived severity        (+)
P = 0.001
Perceived susceptibility        
  1. Correlation with each variable was tested using Chi-square for trends
  2. (+): positive correlation, (-): negative correlation