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Table 3 Bivariate and multivariate analysis of risk factors for HCV infection among VCT clients attending Private health facilities in Bahir Dar city, 2014

From: Prevalence and associated factors of Hepatitis C virus and human immunodeficiency virus infections among voluntary counseling and testing clients attending private health facilities in Bahir Dar city, North West Ethiopia 2014

Factors HCV status COR (95% CI) AOR (95% CI) P-value
Positive
N (%)
Negative
N (%)
Age (years)
 21–30 3 (1.4%) 209 (98.6%) 1 1  
 31–40 1 (2.1%) 47 (97.9%) 1.48 (0.15–14.57) 1.69 (0.14–20.12) 0.680
 41–50 4 (23.5%) 13 (76.5%) 21.44 (4.33–106) 65.65 (4.57–943) 0.002
Marital status
 Single 4 (1.4%) 274 (98.6%) 1   
 Married 1 (1.7%) 59 (98.3%) 1.16 (0.13–10.58) 0.08 (0.00–1.95) 0.122
 Divorced/widowed 3 (6.8%) 41 (93.2%) 5.01 (1.08–23.21) 0.5 (0.04–6) 0.580
Education level
Un able to read and write 3 (7.7%) 36 (92.3%) 1 1  
 Grade (1–8th) 2 (1.4%) 136 (98.6%) 0.18 (0.28–1.1) 0.39 (0.04–3.7) 0.409
 Grade (9–12th) 1 (0.9%) 114 (99.1%) 0.11 (0.01–1.04) 0.14 (0.01–2) 0.150
 Above grade 12th 2 (2.2%) 88 (97.8%) 0.27 (0.27–1.7) 0.4 (0.05–5) 0.538
Tooth extraction
 No 7 (2.0%) 340 (98%) 1   
 Yes 1 (2.9%) 34 (97.1%) 1.43 (0.17–11.96)
No. of sexual partner
 ≤ 1 7 (2.4%) 281 (98.7%) 1   
 ≥ 2 1 (1.1%) 93 (98.9%) 0.43 (0.05–3.56)
Hospital admission
 No 7 (2.0%) 341 (98%) 1   
 Yes 1 (2.9%) 33 (97.1%) 1.48 (0.18–12.38)
  1. Significant values are in italics
  2. COR crude odds ratio, AOR adjusted odds ratio, CI confidence interval