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Table 2 Bivariate and multivariate analysis of factors associated with HCV 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 Anti-HCV
No. tested (%) No. positive (%) COR (95% CI) AOR (95% CI) P-value
Sharing of sharps
 Yes 9 (2.1) 1 (11.1) 4.66 (0.93,23.29) 3.37 (0.46,24.87) 0.234
 No 413 (97.9) 22 (5.3) 1 1  
Contact with people having liver disease
 Yes 8 (1.9) 1 (12.5) 2.55 (0.30,21.61)   
 No 414 (98.1) 22 (5.3) 1   
History of hospital admission
 Yes 33 (7.8) 4 (12.1) 2.69 (0.86,8.42) 1.26 (0.32,4.86) 0.740
 No 389 (92.2) 19 (4.9) 1 1  
History of multiple sexual partner
 Yes 76 (18.0) 7 (9.2) 2.09 (0.83,5.28) 1.74 (0.65,4.65) 0.270
 No 346 (82.0) 16 (4.6) 1 1  
History of blood transfusion
 Yes 22 (5.2) 3 (13.6) 3.00 (0.82,10.99) 1.84 (0.41,8.34) 0.431
 No 400 (94.8) 20 (5.0) 1 1  
History of surgical procedure
 Yes 21 (5.0) 4 (19.0) 4.73 (1.45,15.44) 6.05 (1.59,23.04) 0.008
 No 401 (95.0) 19 (4.7) 1 1  
History of dental procedure
 Yes 51 (12.1) 8 (15.7) 4.41 (1.77,11.02) 3.70 (1.40,9.77) 0.008
 No 371 (87.9) 15 (4.0) 1 1  
History of tattooing
 Yes 32 (7.6) 5 (15.6) 3.83 (1.32,11.10) 3.09 (0.89,10.75) 0.075
 No 390 (92.4) 18 (4.6) 1 1