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Table 5 Risk awareness, attitude and protection behaviors against avian influenza after chicken HPAI H5N2 outbreaks (Stage II survey) in Taiwan

From: Changing risk awareness and personal protection measures for low to high pathogenic avian influenza in live-poultry markets in Taiwan, 2007 to 2012

Questions ORs 95 % CI
Variables
1. Taiwan will be affected by the outbreaks of influenza in China Believe Taiwan residents will become infected with AIVs 25.51 4.24–153.66
Age 0.85 0.78–0.93
2. Taiwan residents will become infected with avian influenza (AI) Believe influenza outbreaks in China will affect Taiwan 6.83 2.10–22.26
Will take preventive measures against AI 3.88 1.16–12.98
3. Knowing new “Ten No’s, Five Needs” policya Aware of the critical condition of the child in Hong Kong infected with H5N1 4.24 2.09–8.59
4. Willing to take self-protection measures against avian influenza viral infection Aware of critical condition of the child in Hong Kong infected with H5N1 5.85 1.45–23.56
Believe people in Taiwan will be infected with AIVs 4.09 1.15–14.62
Know AI may cause serious diseases and death 6.62 1.54–28.55
5. Willing to receive avian influenza vaccination Believe seasonal flu vaccines can reduce chance of getting human flu or AI 5.51 1.97–15.42
Believe seasonal flu vaccines can reduce chance of getting human flu and AI 7.65 2.61–22.43
6. Know AI may cause serious illness and even death Know the “Ten No’s, Five Needs” policy 4.10 1.19–14.12
Community Residentsb 3.64 1.03–12.86
Will take preventive measures against AI 4.38 1.08–17.76
  1. We used logistic regression for the statistical analyses in this Table 5
  2. Age continuous variable, AIV Avian influenza viruses
  3. CI Confidence Interva
  4. aTen No’s, Five Needs policy in Appendix 2
  5. bLive-poultry market workers as the control group