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Table 2 Distribution of HBV among pregnant women attending antenatal clinic by socio demographic characteristics at Felegehiwot referral hospital, May 2018, (n = 338)

From: Risk factors associated with hepatitis B virus infection among pregnant women attending antenatal clinic at Felegehiwot referral hospital, Northwest Ethiopia, 2018: an institution based cross sectional study

Characteristics Frequency (%) Status of HBV of the mothers
Positive N (%) Negative (%)
Age (years)
 18–20 35 (10.4) 2 (5.7) 33 (94.3)
 21–25 83 (24.6) 3 (3.6) 80 (96.4)
 26–30 152 (45) 8 (5.3) 144 (94.7)
 31–40 68 (20) 3 (4.4) 65 (95.6)
Residence
 Rural 78 (23.1) 7 (9.0) 71 (91.0)
 Urban 260 (76.9) 9 (3.5) 251 (96.5)
Religion
 Orthodox 296 (87.6) 13 (4.4) 283 (95.6)
 Muslim 32 (9.5) 3 (9.4) 29 (90.6)
 Protestant 10 (3) 0 (0.0) 10 (100)
Marital status
 Single 1 (0.3) 0 (0.0) 1 (100)
 Married 327 (96.7) 16 (4.9) 311 (95.1)
 Divorced 10 (3.0) 0 (0.0) 10 (100)
Ethnicity
 Amhara 316 (93.5) 16 (5.1) 300 (94.9
 Oromo 9 (2.7) 0 (0.0) 9 (100)
 Tigre 7 (2.1) 0 (0.0) 7 (100)
 Others 6 (1.8) 0 (0.0) 6 (100)
Occupation
 House wife 163 (48.2) 8 (4.9) 155 (95.1)
 Employed 86 (25.4) 2 (2.3) 84 (97.7)
 Merchant 57 (16.9) 1 (1.8) 56 (98.2)
 Daily laborers 26 (7.7) 5 (19.2) 21 (80.8)
 Student 6 (1.8) 0 (0.0) 6 (100)
Educational level
 No formal education 71 (21.0) 8 (11.3) 63 (88.7)
 Primary 68 (20.1) 4 (5.9) 64 (94.1)
 Secondary 82 (24.3) 1 (1.2) 81 (98.8)
 College and above 117 (34.6) 3 (2.6) 114 (97.4)
Monthly income
 < 1000 ETB 20 (5.9) 1 (5.0) 19 (95.0)
 1000–1500 ETB 32 (9.5) 3 (9.4) 29 (90.6)
 1501–2300 ETB 34 (10.1) 1 (2.9) 33 (97.1)
 > 2300 ETB 252 (74.5) 11 (4.4) 241 (95.6)
Previous place of birth
 Health facility 159 (47) 9 (5.7) 150 (94.3)
 Home 52 (15.4) 4 (7.7) 48 (92.3)
 TBA 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0)
 No birth 127 (37.6) 3 (2.4) 124 (97.6)
No pregnancy
 Primigravida 104 (30.8) 2 (1.9) 102 (98.1)
 Multigravida 212 (62.7) 12 (5.7) 200 (94.3)
 Grand multigravida 22 (6.5) 2 (9.1) 20 (90.9)
HBV vaccination status
 Yes 17 (5) 0 (0.0) 17 (100)
 No 321 (95) 16 (5.0) 305 (95)
Knowledge about way of transmission of HBV
 Yes 41 (12.1) 0 (0.0) 41 (100)
 No 297 (87.9) 16 (5.4) 281 (94.6)