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Table 2 Multivariate analysis of variables with HBV (HBsAg) infection among pregnant women attending antenatal care in selected health institutions in Dawuro Zone, SNNPR, Ethiopia 2015 (n = 289)

From: Seroprevalence of Hepatitis B virus surface antigen and factors associated among pregnant women in Dawuro zone, SNNPR, Southwest Ethiopia: a cross sectional study

Variables HBsAg status COR (95% CI) AOR (95% CI) p
Positive n (%) Negative n (%)
Age (years)
 15–24 1 (0.8) 121 (99.2) 1 1  
 25–34 6 (4.7) 123 (95.3) 6.83 (0.83–56.34) 0.31 (0.02–4.96) 0.411
 35–44 3 (7.6) 36 (94.7) 6.66 (0.58–75.66) 0.93 (0.15–5.89) 0.942
Ethnicity
 Dawuro 9 (3.2) 271 (96.8) 1   
 Others 1 (11.1) 8 (88.9) 3.76 (0.42–33.4) 1.67 (0.13–21) 0.69
Marital status
 Married 9 (3.2) 275 (96.8) 1 1  
 Separated 1 (20) 4 (80) 7.64 (0.77–75) 2.44 (0.06–92) 0.63
Multiple sexual partner
 Yes 6 (15.8) 33 (84.2) 11.58 (3.10–43.24) 6.92 (1.69–28.44) 0.007****
 No 4 (1.6) 247 (98.4) 1 1  
Abortion history
 Yes 6 (13.0) 40 (87.0) 8.96 (2.42–33.17) 4.98 (1.21–20.46) 0.026****
 No 4 (1.6) 239 (98.4) 1 1  
  1. **** Significant at p value <0.05