Volume 16, Number 2—February 2010
Employment and Compliance with Pandemic Influenza Mitigation Recommendations
|Variable||No. responses||% Yes||% No||% Don’t know|
|Outcome variables representing ability to comply with pandemic influenza mitigation recommendations|
|If you were asked to stay home for 7–10 days and avoid contact with anyone outside your household, would you or someone in your household lose your job or business?||1,073||28||71||1|
|Would it become a serious financial problem if you stayed out of work for 7–10 days?||1,072||25||74||1|
|Would it become a serious financial problem if you stayed out of work for 1 month?||806†||42||55||2|
|Would it become a serious financial problem if you stayed out of work for 3 months?
|Key predictor variables representing employment-related constraints on compliance|
|Unable to work from home for 1 month in the event of a serious outbreak||1,073||69||29||2|
|Would not be paid if kept from work because of a serious outbreak||1,071||42||35||22|
*All estimates are weighted. Cell counts may not total 100% due to refused or missing responses. Sample size for each question varies due to refused and missing responses.
†Split sample; question asked only of those who responded “no” or “don’t know” to financial problems after 7–10 days.
‡Split sample; question asked only of those who responded “no” or “don’t know” to financial problems after 1 month.
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