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Table 2 Prevalence of HBsAg in relation to socio-demographic and obstetrical characteristics of pregnant women attending ANC in the Buea Health District, Cameroon

From: Prevalence of HBsAg and knowledge about hepatitis B in pregnancy in the Buea Health District, Cameroon: a cross-sectional study

Factor N n % RR Fisher exact p-value
Age     0.81 1.00
 < 30 139 14 10.07   
 ≥ 30 37 3 8.11   
Education     0.74 0.53
 ≤ Primary 34 4 11.76   
 >Primary 137 12 8.76   
Employment     1.22 0.80
 Unemployed 80 7 8.75   
 Employed 94 10 10.64   
Marital status     1.75 0.42
 Unmarried 61 4 6.56   
 Married 113 13 11.50   
Gestational age     0.56 0.27
 ≤ 24 weeks 59 8 13.56   
 >24 weeks 105 8 7.62   
Parity     0 0.38
 ≤ 4 156 17 10.9   
 >4 17 0 0   
  1. N = number of participants tested, n = positives, % = prevalence, RR = risk ratio.