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Table 3 Association between willingness to report to work in the event of a disaster and participant characteristics and personal needs/obligations

From: Health care workers and disaster preparedness: barriers to and facilitators of willingness to respond

  Unadjusted odds ratio (OR) Adjusted odds ratio (OR)
Characteristic: ref. category OR (95 % CI) P-value OR (95 % CI) P-value
Age groupb: <45 years 1.49 (1.27–1.65) <0.001 -- --
Gender: male 0.93 (0.60 – 1.44) 0.74 -- --
Years of service 1.16 (0.95 – 1.43) 0.15 -- --
Type of job: clinical 0.72 (0.50 – 1.03) 0.07 0.71 (0.46 – 1.11) 0.13
Childcare: no 0.91 (0.60 – 1.37) 0.64 -- --
Eldercare: no 0.58 (0.36 – 0.94) 0.02 -- --
Pet care: no 1.01 (0.66 – 1.55) 0.95 -- --
Alternative/second 0.78 (0.47 – 1.32) 0.35 -- --
  1. ref = reference, CI = confidence interval, bage group: <45; ≥45; dyears of service class: <1; 2–5; 6–10;10+. Clinical: clinical = (nursing, other clinical, physician), nonclinical = (fiscal/administrative, support staff). The odds ratio for willingness to report to work among the types of jobs was adjusted for age group, gender, years of service, type of job, childcare, eldercare, pet care and alternative/second job. †Indicates a significant predictor, P < 0.05. Multivariable logistic regression model yielded an adequate fit (Hosmer-Lemeshow test chi-square = 11.3, P = 0.185).