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Table 5 Multivariate analysis of demographic characteristics and risk behavior associated with HCV infection, Manshiet Nasser 2003

From: A cross-sectional household cluster serosurvey of hepatitis C virus antibodies in an urban slum of Cairo, Egypt in 2004

Demographic and risk factors* PR (95 % CI)a p Value
Age 13–30 14.4 (2.0–104.5) <0.01
Age 31 and above 125.5 (17.2–915.1) <0.0001
Head of Household 1.2 (0.8–1.7)  
No formal education 1.4 (0.9–2.0)  
Standard of living considered to be poor 1.2 (0.7–1.9)  
Ever Sort Garbage 1.5 (1.0–2.4) 0.05
Ever get blood transfusion 2.8 (1.5–5.2) 0.001
Have any tattoos 1.3 (0.8–2.0)  
Ever diagnosed with schistosomiasis 1.8 (1.1–2.9) <0.05
Have a traditional latrine 2.1 (1.3–3.4) <0.01
  1. *All variables with p = 0.05 or lower were included in the multivariate model, the variable “Use covered pit/uncovered pit for sanitation” were dropped because it was affecting some of the other variables
  2. aPrevalence Ratio (95 % Confidence Interval)