Table 1: Adjusted odds ratio (95% confidence interval) for Pandemic Influenza likely, Concern for self/family, Changed life, combined indicator (1) and combined indicator (2).

Outcome variablesIndependent variableAOR (95% CI)P-value

Pandemic Influenza likelyLocation
 Urban1.00
 Rural1.59 (1.02, 2.49).041
Health self-rated as good
 Yes1.00
 No1.92 (1.12, 3.31).018

Concern self or family directly affectedHealth self-rated as good
 Yes1.00
 No1.64 (1.09, 2.47).017

Changed way of livingAge in categories
 16–241.00
 25–340.37 (0.17, 0.83).016
 35–440.51 (0.23, 1.10).085
 45–540.32 (0.15, 0.72).006
 55–640.24 (0.10, 0.57).001
 65–740.28 (0.12, 0.67).004
 75+0.14 (0.05, 0.37)<.001
Speak language other than English
 No1.00
 Yes1.71 (1.05, 2.78).031
Household income
$20k1.00
 $20–$40k0.71 (0.43, 1.16).170
 $40–$60k0.66 (0.38, 1.14).137
 $60–$80k0.45 (0.22, 0.91).027
$80k0.50 (0.28, 0.87).015
Marital status
 Married1.00
 Widowed1.27 (0.76, 2.13).357
 separated/divorced1.02 (0.62, 1.66).951
 Never married0.44 (0.26, 0.75).003

Pandemic influenza likely + concerned for self/familyLocation
 Urban1.00
 Rural1.84 (1.03, 3.27).038
Health self-rated as good
 Yes1.00
 No2.45 (1.28, 4.71).007

Pandemic influenza likely + concerned + changed way of livingHousehold income
$20k1.00
 $20–$40k1.00 (0.35, 2.85).997
 $40–$60k0.23 (0.06, 0.84).026
 $60–$80k0.63 (0.18, 2.21).465
$80k0.54 (0.18, 1.61).268
High Psychological distress
 No1.00
 Yes3.03 (1.13, 8.11).028

Note: Independent variables adjusted for are; age, marital status; have children less than 16 years; location (urban/rural); born in Australia; speak a language other than English at home; highest educational qualification; household income, self-rated health status and psychological distress (K10).