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Table 3 Multivariate logistic regression analysis for factors* related to PPSV23 vaccination intention and behavior

From: Correlation between family physician’s direct advice and pneumococcal vaccination intention and behavior among the elderly in Japan: a cross-sectional study

  OR 95%CI p-value
Age 1.05 0.96–1.16 0.269
Personal medical history of pneumonia 0.12 0.01–1.31 0.083
Subjective state of health 0.69 0.20–2.36 0.554
Subjective sense of economic conditions 3.76 0.30–47.84 0.307
The necessity for transportation to the clinic 1.04 0.23–4.67 0.961
Perceived susceptibility to colds 1.17 0.26–5.33 0.836
Perceived susceptibility to pneumonia 7.02 0.50–98.71 0.149
Perceived severity of pneumonia 1.11 0.22–5.53 0.903
Perceived effectiveness of PPSV23 4.10 1.21–13.86 0.023
Physician’s recommendations 8.50 2.78–25.99 <0.001
Awareness of PPSV23 8.52 2.07–35.03 0.003
Awareness of public subsidies 1.82 0.51–6.52 0.356
  1. *: The independent variables which were associated with PPSV23 at p < 0.20 in univariate logistic regression analysis were incorporated to multivariate logistic regression analysis