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Table 9 Reasons for not complying with gas mask acquisition (N = 836)

From: Analysis of public responses to preparedness policies: the cases of H1N1 influenza vaccination and gas mask distribution

Category n(%) Reason for non-compliance with gas mask acquisition n
Passivity 425 (50.8) It just did not work out for me 425
Reasoning 164 (19.6) Decided to take the chance 27
   Did not feel in danger 72
   Think that Intervention is not effective 65
Distrust 39 (4.7) I don’t trust the authorities 39
Undefined 208 (24.9) Reason not disclosed 208