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Table 5 Relationship between recent flu-like symptoms and reported hand washing frequency.

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

Daily hand washing frequency Males Females
  Flu-like symptoms* OR 95%CI Flu-like symptoms OR 95%CI
#4 25.6% 1 - 42.5% 1 -
5-7 21.2% 0.78 0.50-1.23 48.0% 1.30 0.68-2.48
#8 12.4% 0.45 0.23-0.90 33.3% 0.64 0.28-1.48
  1. *p-value < 0.05 in chi-square test
  2. Multiple logistic regression adjusted for age group, type of residence, existence of flu symptoms in participants' acquaintances