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Table 4 Factors associated with the perception of being at greater risk of HBV infection with respect to the average person, KABP survey, France, 2010 (multivariate analysis)

From: Hepatitis B knowledge, perceptions and practices in the French general population: the room for improvement

  % Adjusted OR CI 95%
Gender    
 Men 7.7 1  
 Women 7.4 0.9 0.8-1.1
Age (in years)    
 18–30 5.1 1  
 31–44 8.4 1.7 1.3-2.3
 45–54 10.8 2.2 1.7-2.9
 55-69 5.5 1.0 0.7-1.3
Educational level    
 No educational qualification 9.8 1  
 CAP/BEP/BEPC (vocational diplomas) 7.9 0.7 0.5-0.95
 Secondary school certificate 5.8 0.6 0.4-0.8
 Higher education qualification 7.5 0.7 0.5-0.9
Net monthly income per household    
 <2,000 € 7.4 1  
 2,000–2,999 € 7.5 1.1 0.9-1.4
 ≥ 3,000 € 7.5 1.1 0.8-1.4
 Did not wish to share this information/ Did not know 11.5 1.8 1.03-3.2
Area of residence    
 Outside the Ile-de-France administrative district 7.6 1  
 Ile-de-France administrative district (which includes Paris) 7.4 0.9 0.8-1.2
Living in a couple or a stable relationship    
 No 8.3 1  
 Yes 7.3 0.8 0.6-0.95
Knowing someone in circle of family and friends who was infected    
 No 6.9 1  
 Yes 9.9 1.5 1.2-1.8
Having a good level of knowledge about HBV transmission modes    
 No 7.4 1  
 Yes 7.9 1.1 0.9-1.3
HBV endemicity in country of birth1    
 Low 7.5 1  
 Intermediate or high 8.3 1.1 0.8-1.4
Intravenous drug use in one’s lifetime    
 No 7.6 1  
 Yes 7.9 0.7 0.2-2.4
  1. 95% CI: 95% confidence interval.
  2. 1 See the footnote 3 in Table 1 .