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Table 3 Independent risk factors associated with Hepatitis B in males using multivariate logistic regression

From: Determination of risk factors for hepatitis B and C in male patients suffering from chronic hepatitis

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Risk Factor   Adjusted Odds Ratio 95% Confidence Interval P-value
Any family member suffering from hepatitis B & C Yes 14.5 9.5-22.1 0.001
  No Reference   
Dental extract/filling/scaling Yes 1.9 1.4-2.7 0.001
  No Reference   
Blood transfusion Yes 2.9 1.2-7.3 0.017
  No Reference   
History of IV/IM injection/year None Reference   
  < 5/year 2.1 1.3-3.4 0.003
  ≥/year 5.8 3.5-9.6 0.001