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Table 4 Associations of demographic data, health status, occupational exposure and beliefs about vaccination to influenza vaccination in the 2014/15 season

From: Motivators and barriers to vaccination of health professionals against seasonal influenza in primary healthcare

  Without
n = 220 (%)
Vaccinated
n = 30 (%)
cOR (95% CI) p aOR (95% CI) P
Sex
 Male 54 (24.5) 8 (26.7) 1.00 (basis)   1.00 (basis)  
 Female 166 (75.5) 22 (73.3) 0.90 (0.38–2.13) 0.801 0.60 (0.17–2.13) 0.431
Age above 50 years 49 (22.3) 17 (56.7) 4.56 (2.07–10.04) < 0.001 3.73 (1.27–10.97) 0.017
Occupation
 Physicians 31 (14.1) 13 (43.3) 1.00 (basis)   1.00 (basis)  
 Nurses 117 (53.2) 12 (40.0) 0.25 (0.10–0.59) 0.002 0.24 (0.08–0.75) 0.014
 Paramedics 17 (7.7) 0 (0.0) 0.65 (0.35–1.61) 0.413 0.36 (0.08–1.65) 0.332
 Dentists 10 (4.5) 4 (13.3) 0.95 (0.25–3.60) 0.944 2.28 (0.28–18.54) 0.442
 Other health professionals 45 (20.5) 1 (3.3) 0.53 (0.01–0.43) 0.006 0.20 (0.02–2.04) 0.175
Presence of chronic illness
 no 196 (89.1) 22 (73.3) 1.00 (basis)   1.00 (basis)  
 yes 24 (10.9) 8 (26.7) 2.97 (1.19–7.40) 0.020 2.74 (0.68–10.99) 0.154
Institution offers free vaccination
 no 95 (43.2) 4 (13.3) 1.00 (basis)   1.00 (basis)  
 yes 125 (56.8) 26 (86.7) 4.94 (1.67–14.63) 0.004 2.29 (0.62–8.56) 0.216
Well informed of the nature of the disease
 no 67 (30.5) 3 (10.0) 1.00 (basis)   1.00 (basis)  
 yes 153 (69.5) 27 (90.0) 3.94 (1.16–13.44) 0.028 2.36 (0.48–11.73) 0.293
Vaccination is effective in prevention of influenza
 not agree 155 (70.5) 5 (16.7) 1.00 (basis)   1.00 (basis)  
 agree 65 (29.5) 25 (83.3) 11.92 (4.37–32.51) < 0.001 12.38 (4.06–38.30) < 0.001
The vaccine is safe
 not agree 130 (59.1) 6 (20.0) 1.00 (basis)   1.00 (basis)  
 agree 90 (40.9) 24 (80.0) 5.78 (2.27–14.70) < 0.001 1.99 (0.38–10.37) 0.528
Exposure at the workplace
 no 45 (20.5) 3 (10.0) 1.00 (basis)   1.00 (basis)  
 yes 175 (79.5) 27 (90.0) 2.31 (0.67–7.97) 0.184 2.27 (0.43–11.92) 0.332
  1. cOR crude odds ratio, 95% CI 95% confidence interval, aOR adjusted odds ratio by all included variables in the multivariable model (Nagelkerke R2 = 0.516)