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Table 3 Independent association between demographics, nurses' behaviours experiences and their willingness to receive influenza A (H1N1) vaccination

From: Willingness to accept H1N1 pandemic influenza vaccine: A cross-sectional study of Hong Kong community nurses

Variables and variable levels β Odds ratio 95% CI p value
Age     
≤39 years   Reference   
>39 years 0.28 1.32 0.67 - 2.61 0.418
District     
Hong Kong Island   Reference   
Kowloon 0.56 1.74 0.45 - 6.73 0.421
New Territories West 0.83 2.28 0.55 - 9.45 0.255
New Territories East 1.46 4.31 0.98 - 18.93 0.053
Postgraduate     
No   Reference   
Yes -0.51 0.60 0.27 - 1.33 0.207
SARS or Avian Flu experience     
No   Reference   
Yes -0.27 0.76 0.36 - 1.62 0.476
Received vaccination in the past 12 months     
No   Reference   
Yes 1.39 4.03 2.03 - 7.98 <0.001
Wash hands in outreach service     
No   Reference   
Yes -0.71 0.49 0.23 - 1.06 0.068