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Table 5 Independent predictors of "good knowledge" on HB. (Multivariate analysis) Germany, November 2004, (n = 412)

From: Viral hepatitis in Germany: poor vaccination coverage and little knowledge about transmission in target groups

Factors associated with good knowledge on HB OR 95% CI p-value
Occupational risk for HB infection 11.5 2.5 – 52.8 0.002
Positive attitude towards vaccinations in general 5.4 1.2 – 19.9 0.021
Increasing age group 0.8 0.6 – 0.9 0.008
Female gender 0.5 0.3 – 0.9 0.019
Interaction term [education level * sex] 2.4 1.2 – 4.6 0.016