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Table 3 Hepatitis B test-rates related to demographic factors in the Turkish-Dutch population in Rotterdam, the Netherlands (n = 355)

From: Awareness, knowledge and self-reported test rates regarding Hepatitis B in Turkish-Dutch: a survey

    total Testedc crude OR (univariate) p-value adjusted OR (multivariate)e p-value
    n = 355 n = 52     
Total   100% 14.7%     
Sex female 54% 15% 1.1 (0.6-1.8) 0.8 1.1 (0.6-2.0) 0.7
   male 46% 14% ref    
Age group      0.13   0.1 (overall)
   16-20 19% 11% ref    
   21-25 16% 12% 1.2 (0.4-3.7) 0.7 1.5 (0.5-5.0) 0.5
   26-30 20% 21% 1.9 (0.7-5.1) 0.2 2.3 (0.8-6.7) 0.1
   31-35 21% 11% 1.6 (0.6-4.4) 0.3 1.7 (0.6-4.8) 0.36
   36-40 25% 21% 2.9 (1.2-7.3) 0.02 3.4 (1.3-7.4) 0.02
Migrant generation a 1st generation 49% 16% ref    
   2nd generation 51% 13% 1.2 (0.7-2.1) 0.5 1.4 (0.8-2.5) 0.3
Marital status married/living with partner 59% 19% 1.8 (0.9-3.8)d 0.10   
   previously/never married 41% 9% ref    
Country of birth of partner b not/low endemic 29% 19% 1.3 (0.6-2.7)d 0.6   
   high endemic 71% 17% ref    
HBV in family or friends yes 15% 36% 3.4 (1.7-6.7) d < 0.001 3.4 (1.6-6.7) < 0.001
   no 85% 11% ref    
Educational level      0.23   
   low 32% 14% 1.1 (0.5-2.4)d 0.8   
   medium 42% 13% ref    
   high 26% 16% 1.9 (0.9-3.8)d 0.08   
SES suburb low SES suburb 63% 15% 1.3 (0.7-2.3)d 0.4   
   medium/high SES suburb 37% 15% ref    
Income situation      0.3   
   paid job 66% 13% ref    
   social security 8% 19% 1.0 (0.4-3.1)d 0.9   
   fulltime housework 13% 26% 2.4 (1.0-6.0)d 0.05   
   student 14% 10% 0.9 (0.2-3.2)d 0.9   
Health insurance basic health insurance 40% 13% ref    
   basic + supplementary 60% 16% 1.4 (0.7-2.7)d 0.3   
Dutch language orientation (proficiency and use) low level 47% 17% ref    
   high level 53% 13% 1.3 (0.7-2.5)d 0.5   
  1. a 1st generation migrant i.e. person born in Turkey. 2nd generation migrant i.e. person born in the Netherlands, with at least one parent born abroad.
  2. b n = 233
  3. c weighted analysis to correct for the stratification variables sex, age group and migrant generation
  4. d adjusted for the stratification variables sex, age group and migrant generation
  5. e the stratification variables sex, age group and migrant generation were retained in the final model