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Table 4 Factors affecting HCWs’ confidence in the hospital’s ability to provide protective gear and take precautions to protect their safety

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 0.70 (0.60 – 0.83) <0.001 -- --
Gender: male     
Model 1 0.97 (0.79 – 1.19) 0.78 -- --
Model 2 0.52 (0.35 – 0.75) <0.001 -- --
Years of service: < 1 -- 0.06 -- --
Type of job: clinical 1.40 (1.17 – 1.67) <0.001 1.43 (1.15 – 1.78) 0.01
  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 levels of confidence in the hospital’s ability to provide the protective gear 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 cumulative logistic regression model fit was adequate with a proportional odds test: chi-square = 9.08, P = 0.247, Pearson goodness-of-fit test: chi-square = 0.95, P = 0.668.