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Table 3 Characteristics of Respondents who received COVID Testing – Univariate and Multivariable Models

From: Healthcare workers’ perspectives on coronavirus testing availability: a cross sectional survey

  Received COVID-19 Test? (N=1,395) Univariate Multivariable
  No
(N=522)
Yes (N=873) RR 95% CI P-Value RR 95% CI P-Value
Age in years, mean (SD) 37 (13) 39 (13) 1.04 1.01, 1.07 0.01 1.03 1.00, 1.06 0.03
Gender (%)
 Male 110 (34) 211 (66) Ref - 0.17    
 Female 412 (38) 662 (62) 0.94 .86, 1.03    
Race/Ethnicity (%)
 white 281 (35) 514 (65) Ref - 0.63 Ref - 0.80
 Non-white 129 (37) 221 (63) 0.98 .89, 1.07 1.00 .91, 1.10
 Missing 112 (45) 138 (55) 0.85 .76, .97 0.96 .84, 1.09
Massachusetts Resident (%)
 No 26 (41) 38 (59) Ref - 0.60    
 Yes 496 (37) 835 (63) 1.06 .86, 1.30    
Any use of public transportation to go to work during pandemic (%) N =505 N =848       
 No 404 (37) 694 (63) Ref - 0.41    
 Yes 101 (40) 154 (60) 0.96 .86, 1.07    
Living with others in household (%) N =522 N =807       
 No 66 (38) 110 (63) Ref - 1.00    
 Yes 456 (38) 760 (63 1.00 .88, 1.13    
Marital Status (%) N =377 N =638       
 Single 256 (37) 436 (63) Ref - 0.68    
 Married 117 (37) 201 (63) 1.00 .91, 1.11    
 Other (Partnered/Divorced/Widowed) 4 (80) 1 (20) 0.32 .05, 1.83    
Any worry related to finances (%
 No 345 (35) 640 (65) Ref - 0.01 Ref - 0.05
 Yes 177 (43) 233 (57) 0.87 .79, 96 0.93 .84, 1.02
Change in perceived quality of life (SD) -2.03 (2.17) -2.05 (2.30) 1.00 .96, 1.04 0.89    
Salary Categories in USD (%) N =521 N =873       
 ≤ $50,000 124 (39) 198 (61) Ref - 0.04    
 $50,001 - $75,000 151 (38) 242 (62) 1.00 .89, 1.13    
 $75,001 - $100,000 90 (41) 129 (59) 0.96 .83, .1.10    
 $100,001 - $150,000 98 (38) 163 (62) 1.02 .89, 1.15    
 $150,001 - $200,000 37 (30) 86 (70) 1.14 .98, 1.31    
 > $200,000 21 (28) 55 (72) 1.18 1.00, 1.39    
Full-Time/Part-Time Employment (%)
 Part-Time 130 (38) 214 (62) Ref - 0.87    
 Full-Time 392 (37) 659 (63) 1.01 .92, 1.11    
Years at Tufts Medical Center (%)
 < 1 year 133 (48) 147 (53) Ref - < 0.001    
 1-5 year 253 (37) 423 (63) 1.19 1.05, 1.35    
 6-10 years 40 (34) 79 (66) 1.26 1.07, 1.50    
 > 10 years 96 (30) 224 (70) 1.33 1.17, 1.52    
Job Category (%)
 Nursing/Nursing Support 232 (34) 443 (66) Ref - < 0.001 Ref - < 0.001
 Admin (Research, Finance)/Facilities 364 (58) 267 (42) 0.69 .59, .79 0.70 .60, .81
 Executive 21 (49) 22 (51) 1.08 .83, 1.41 0.98 .74, 1.30
 Patient Care (RTa, PT/OTb, SLPc)/Patient Support (Pharmacist, Dietary, EVSd) 345 (45) 430 (55) 0.92 .84, 1.02 0.95 .86, 1.05
 Physicians 143 (38) 234 (63) 1.07 .97, 1.19 1.08 .97, 1.20
Employer Sponsored Insurance (%) N =519 N =869       
 No 156 (42) 217 (58) Ref - 0.05 Ref - 0.41
 Yes 363 (36) 652 (64) 1.10 1.00, 1.22 1.04 .95, 1.15
How much has employee's job changed (%) N =522 N =872       
 Not at all/Don’t know 35 (40) 52 (60) Ref - 0.05 Ref - 0.10
 Somewhat 148 (42) 201 (58) 0.96 .79, 1.17 0.92 .77, 1.12
 A good deal/Very much 339 (35) 619 (65) 1.08 .90, 1.29 1.01 .84, 1.20
Does employee have second job (%) N =522 N =872       
 No 436 (37) 729 (63) Ref - 0.97    
 Yes 86 (38) 143 (62) 1.00 .89, 1.11    
Worried about using up sick leave/PTO e (%) N =512 N =861       
 Not at all/I don't get sick leave/paid time off 203 (36) 363 (64) Ref - 0.69    
 Somewhat 147 (40) 220 (60) 0.93 .84, 1.04    
 A good deal/Very much 162 (37) 278 (63) 0.99 .90, 1.08    
  1. aRespiratory Therapist
  2. bPhysical Therapist/ Occupational Therapist
  3. c Speech and Language Pathologist
  4. dEnvironmental Services
  5. ePaid Time Off