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Table 2 Demographic characteristics and hepatitis B virus infection among health care workers and medical waste handlers in primary hospitals around of North-west Ethiopia, 2018

From: Sero-prevalence of hepatitis B virus infection and associated factors among health care workers and medical waste handlers in primary hospitals of North-west Ethiopia

Variables N (%) HBsAg (N = 388)
n (%) COR (95% CI) P value
Sex
 Male 175 (45.1) 5 (2.9) 1.2 (0.35–4.3) 0.75
 Female 213 (54.9) 5 (2.3) 1  
Age
 19–29 280 (72.2) 7 (2.5) 1.2 (0.15–10) 0.85
 30–40 76 (19.6) 2 (2.7) 1.1 (0.10–12.7) 0.93
 ≥ 41 32 (8.2) 1 (3.0) 1  
Marital status
 Single 190 (49.0) 6 (3.2) 1  
 Married 175 (45.1) 3 (1.7) 1.9 (0.46–7.6) 0.38
 Divorced 23 (5.9) 1 (4.3) 0.72 (0.08–6.2) 0.76
Profession
 Nurse + Doctor 214 (55.2) 4 (1.9) 1  
 Laboratory 31(8) 2 (6.5) 0.23 (0.05–1.6) 0.15
 Pharmacy 23 (5.9) 1 (4.3) 0.42 (0.04–3.9) 0.45
 Medical waste handler 120 (30.9) 3 (2.5) 0.74 (0.16–3.4) 0.70