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Table 6 Multivariate regression analysis of the impact of various factors on the methods of obtaining H7N9 information

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

Independent variables Model A: Use internet Model B: Watch TV Model C: Read newspaper
P OR OR 95% CI P OR OR 95% CI P OR OR 95% CI
Sex          
   Female - 1.00 - - 1.00 - - 1.00 -
   Male 0.13 1.28 0.92-1.75 0.03* 0.74 0.56-0.96 0.00* 0.63 0.48-0.81
Annual income          
   ≤$6,000 - 1.00 - - 1.00 - - 1.00 -
   >$6,000 0.19 0.82 0.61-1.10 0.04* 1.29 1.11-1.67 0.17 0.84 0.66-1.07
Education level          
   Lower than college graduate - 1.00 - - 1.00 - - 1.00 -
   College graduate and higher 0.00* 1.62 1.18-2.19 0.80 0.97 0.74-1.25 0.29 1.15 0.89-1.47
Living area          
   Suburban or rural - 1.00 - - 1.00 - - 1.00 -
   Downtown 0.65 0.93 0.68-1.26 0.47 0.91 0.69-1.18 0.82 1.03 0.80-1.32
Age          
   >40 years - 1.00 - - 1.00 - - 1.00 -
   25-40 years 0.02* 2.17 1.15-4.08 0.70 1.15 0.57-2.28 0.37 1.34 0.71-2.49
   <25 years 0.00* 3.58 1.95-6.52 0.43 0.77 0.40-1.47 0.94 1.02 0.56-1.85
Constant 0.04* 1.17 - 0.01* 2.60 - 0.08* 1.40 -
  1. CI = Confidence Intervals, OR = Odds Ratio.
  2. *P < 0.05.