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Table 3 Factors associated with flu vaccination among older persons

From: Flu vaccination among older persons: study of knowledge and practices

Risk factor Count Univariate logistic regression Multivariate logistic regression
OR 95% CI p OR 95% CI p
Gender
 Males 155 1.15 0.75–1.76 0.513    
 Females 199       
Age (years)
 > 74 166 1.23 0.81–1.88 0.326    
 66–73 187       
Years of schooling
 > 12 143 2.02 1.31–3.13 0.001 1.87 1.13–3.08 0.014
 ≤ 12 205       
Household monthly income (Euro)
 > 388 154 1.57 1.01–2.46 0.045 1.26 0.73–2.16 0.410
 ≤ 388 162       
Marital status
 Married 190 1.34 0.88–2.04 0.177 1.27 0.74–2.17 0.378
 Other 164       
Place of residence
 Apartment 286 1.74 1.01–3.01 0.046 1.98 0.93–3.86 0.134
 House 68       
Additional members of the household
 0–2 286 1.20 0.76–1.88 0.430    
 ≥ 3 68       
Presence of chronic disease indicative of flu immunization
 yes 306 0.95 0.51–1.75 0.857    
 no 48       
Amount of prescribed medications used daily
 ≥ 4 135 1.55 1.01–2.40 0.047 1.71 1.06–2.77 0.029
 0–3 219       
Flu knowledge score
 ≥ 13 106 1.87 1.17–2.96 0.008 1.80 1.08–2.98 0.023
 < 13 248       
  1. OR odds ratio, CI confidence interval