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Table 4
Comparison of odds ratios for gender and precaution use

  Odds of women compared to men
Odds ratio
Odds ratio
Avoidance behaviour 7.0 6.8
Routine precautions 5.7 5.5
* statistically significant difference between unadjusted and adjusted odds ratio at p < 0.05
Note: Full model results are presented in Table A.1.
Source: Statistics Canada, General Social Survey, 2004.