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Table 7 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 D: Inquire friends Model E: Listen to the radio Model F: Consult doctor
P OR OR 95% CI P OR OR 95% CI P OR OR 95% CI
Sex          
   Female - 1.00 - - 1.00 - - 1.00 -
   Male 0.01* 1.47 1.08-1.99 0.91 0.98 0.67-1.42 0.02* 1.56 1.07-2.25
Annual income          
   ≤$6,000 - 1.00 - - 1.00 - - 1.00 -
   >$6,000 0.36 0.87 0.64-1.16 0.47 1.14 0.80-1.62 0.90 1.03 0.71-1.47
Education level          
   Lower than college graduate - 1.00 - - 1.00 - - 1.00 -
   College graduate and higher) 0.44 0.89 0.65-1.20 0.69 1.08 0.74-1.55 0.09 0.77 0.66-1.04
Living area          
   Suburban or rural - 1.00 - - 1.00 - - 1.00 -
   Downtown 0.91 0.98 0.72-1.33 0.31 0.83 0.58-1.19 0.22 0.79 0.55-1.14
Age          
   >40 years - 1.00 - - 1.00 - - 1.00 -
   25-40 years 0.08 2.64 0.89-7.73 0.86 0.93 0.43-2.01 0.15 2.45 0.71-8.36
   <25 years 0.03* 3.24 1.13-9.22 0.04* 0.46 0.21-0.96 0.17 2.34 0.70-7.75
Constant 0.00* 0.09 - 0.00* 0.28 - 0.00* 0.07 -
  1. CI = Confidence Intervals, OR = Odds Ratio.
  2. *P < 0.05.