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Table 2 Attitudes towards A(H7N9) influenza among employees of food production and operation in Guangzhou, 17–24 June 2013

From: Attitudes, practices and information needs regarding novel influenza A (H7N9) among employees of food production and operation in Guangzhou, Southern China: a cross-sectional study

Items No. % 95% CI lower 95% CI upper
Did you worry about getting H7N9 virus?     
   Very worry 254 17.52 15.61 19.59
   More worry 296 20.41 18.39 22.60
   Worry 461 31.79 29.41 34.27
   Not to matter 48 3.31 2.48 4.40
   Not worry 391 26.97 24.71 29.34
   Absolutely not worry 0 0.00 0.00 0.00
How do you think about the H7N9 information published by government?     
   Accurate and transparent 1059 73.03 70.66 75.29
   Not timely enough 294 20.28 18.25 22.46
   Difficult to understand, more puzzling 205 14.14 12.41 16.06
   Publics have limited access to get correct and authority information 235 16.21 14.37 18.23
   The information was intentionally concealed by Government 301 20.76 18.72 22.96
   The severity of epidemic was deliberately exaggerated by government, causing panic 104 7.17 5.92 8.65
How about your personal satisfaction evaluation on the measures taken by government?     
   Very dissatisfied 94 6.48 5.30 7.91
   Dissatisfied 5 0.34 0.13 0.85
   Satisfied 248 17.10 15.22 19.16
   More satisfied 546 37.66 35.16 40.21
   Very satisfied 557 38.41 35.91 40.98
Do you believe that government can control the H7N9 epidemic?     
   Yes 935 64.48 61.95 66.94
   Hard to say 439 30.28 27.93 32.73
   No 30 2.07 1.42 2.98
   Refused 46 3.17 2.36 4.24
  1. CI = Confidence Intervals.