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Table 2 Perceptions about pandemic (H1N1) 2009 influenza severity and progression (n = 252)

From: A cross-sectional study of pandemic influenza health literacy and the effect of a public health campaign

  Frequency % 95% CI
H1N1 is a very serious disease
Strongly agree 59 23.4 18.4–29.2
Agree 107 42.3 36.2–48.7
Neutral 52 20.6 15.9–26.2
Disagree 21 8.3 5.3–12.6
Strongly disagree 6 2.8 1.2–5.9
Most people who catch pandemic (H1N1) 2009 influenza die
Strongly agree 9 3.6 1.8–6.9
Agree 19 7.6 4.8–11.8
Neutral 41 16.3 12.1–21.6
Disagree 126 50.0 43.7–56.3
Strongly disagree 51 20.2 15.5–25.8
Pandemic (H1N1) 2009 influenza has ended in Australia
Strongly agree 9 3.6 1.8–6.9
Agree 45 17.9 13.5–23.3
Neutral 90 35.7 29.9–42.0
Disagree 78 31.0 25.4–37.2
Strongly disagree 21 8.3 5.3–12.6
Where is one most likely to catch pandemic (H1N1) 2009 influenza? 1
Public transport 178 70.6 64.5–76.1
Caring for somebody sick with pandemic (H1N1) 2009 influenza 169 67.1 60.9–72.8
Workplace 161 63.9 57.6–69.8
Hospital 122 48.4 42.1–54.7
Indoor sports events 104 41.3 35.2–47.7
  1. 1 allowed to answer more than once.