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Table 6 Univariate and multivariate logistic regression for factors associated with HBV infection among HCWs at KCMC Moshi, Tanzania 2016/17

From: Seroprevalence of hepatitis B virus infection and associated factors among healthcare workers in northern Tanzania

Variable Total +Ve serology n (%) cOR* (95%CI) p-value aOR** (95%CI) p-value
Religion
Muslim 63 7 (11.1) Reference   Reference  
Christian 375 18 (4.8) 0.40 (0.16, 1.01) 0.05 1.05 (0.26, 4.18) 0.94
History of surgery
No 295 10 (3.4) Reference   Reference  
Yes 144 15 (10.4) 3.31 (1.44, 7.58) 0.005 2.31 (0.77, 6.90) 0.13
Ever had blood transfusion
No 399 11 (2.8) Reference   Reference  
Yes 34 12 (35.3) 19.24 (7.64, 48.47) < 0.001 21.44 (6.05, 76.01) < 0.001
HBV Vaccine uptake*
No 142 17 (12.0) Reference   Reference  
Yes 293 4 (1.4) 0.10 (0.03, 0.31) < 0.001 0.06 (0.02, 0.26) < 0.001
Knowledge on HBV infection
Poor 108 10 (9.3) Reference   Reference  
Fair 217 13 (6.0) 0.62 (0.26, 1.47) 0.28 0.48 (0.14, 1.65) 0.25
Good 114 2 (1.8) 0.18 (0.04, 0.82) 0.03 0.38 (0.07, 2.09) 0.25
  1. *Crude odds ratio; **Adjusted odds ratio