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Table 1 Bivariate and multivariate analysis of factors associated with HBV infection among patients scheduled for surgery at Hawassa University Comprehensive Specialized Hospital, southern Ethiopia, 2018

From: Magnitude of hepatitis B and C virus infections and associated factors among patients scheduled for surgery at Hawassa University comprehensive specialized Hospital, Hawassa City, southern Ethiopia

Categories HBsAg
No. tested (%) No. positive (%) COR (95% CI) AOR (95% CI) P-value
Sharing of sharps
 Yes 9 (2.1) 1 (11.1) 1.27 (0.16,10.44)   
 No 413 (97.9) 37 (9.0) 1   
Contact with people having liver disease
 Yes 8 (1.9) 2 (25.0) 3.50 (0.68,17.98) 3.72 (0.67,20.59) 0.133
 No 414 (98.1) 36 (8.7) 1 1  
History of hospital admission
 Yes 33 (7.8) 8 (24.2) 3.83 (1.59,9.22) 2.64 (0.97,7.18) 0.058
 No 389 (92.2) 30 (7.7) 1 1  
History of multiple sexual partners
 Yes 76 (18.0) 13 (17.1) 2.65 (1.29,5.46) 2.58 (1.18,5.61) 0.017
 No 346 (82.0) 25 (7.2) 1 1  
History of blood transfusion
 Yes 22 (5.2) 6 (27.3) 4.05 (1.49,10.99) 3.84 (1.27,11.65) 0.017
 No 400 (94.8) 32 (8.0) 1 1  
History of surgical procedure
 Yes 21 (5.0) 6 (28.6) 4.61 (1.67,12.71) 2.28 (0.71,7.29) 0.166
 No 401 (95.0) 32 (8.0) 1 1  
History of dental procedure
 Yes 51 (12.1) 13 (25.5) 4.74 (2.24,10.01) 4.20 (1.87,9.55) 0.001
 No 371 (87.9) 25 (6.7) 1 1  
History of tattooing
 Yes 32 (7.6) 4 (12.5) 1.49 (0.49,4.52)   
 No 390 (92.4) 34 (8.7) 1   
  1. COR crude odds ratio, AOR adjusted odds ratio, CI confidence interval, P-v p-value, 1 reference
  2. *Candidate variable for multivariate analysis at P < 0.25