Volume 8, Number 10—October 2002
Adherence to Antimicrobial Inhalational Anthrax Prophylaxis among Postal Workers, Washington, D.C., 2001
||Adjusted, OR (95% CI)
|Age||18–44 y||2.2 (1.1, 4.4)||p<0.05|
|Adverse effectsb||A lot||2.8 (1.1, 7.4)||p<0.05|
|Some||1.5 (0.8, 2.8)||n.s.|
|Not at all||ref||-|
|Trouble remembering pillsc||Yes||2.2 (1.2, 4.1)||p<0.05|
a OR, odds ratio; 95% CI, 95% confidence interval; n.s., not statistically significant; ref, referent.
bReported how much side effects affected their life.
cReported they sometimes or almost always had trouble remembering their pills.
1 The following members of the team were involved in the Washington, D.C., area response: Theodies Mitchell, Charlie Chamberlain, Arlene Shaw, Margaret Patterson, Chang Lee, Daryle Hardge, Veronica McCant, Robert Fireall, Colleen Crowley, Sandra Mattson, Margaret Tipple, Suzanne Lebovit, Pat Cook, Valerie J. Curry, Kelly Holton, Susan L. Lukacs, Julia C. Rhodes, Cindy R. Friedman, Holly A. Williams, Michelle G. Goveia, Leigh Winston, Heather Burke, Veronica Alvarez, Gail M. Stennies, Ernest E. Smith, Brigette Finkelstein, Julia Smith, Bobbie Person, Ian Williams, Wanda Walton, Nick Deluca, Regina Bess, Gabrielle Benenson, Kathleen Hutchins, and Luetta Schneider.