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Table 4 Multivariable logistic regression analysis of factors associated with HBV infection among barbers

From: High prevalence of hepatitis B and poor knowledge on hepatitis B and C viral infections among barbers: a cross-sectional study of the Obuasi municipality, Ghana

Variable OR (95 % CI) P-value
Age group   
 <20 Referent  
 20-29 1.74 (0.21-14.44) 0.610
 30-39 2.5 (0.29-21.66) 0.406
Marital status   
 Single 1.61 (0.62 to 4.19) 0.319
 Married Referent  
Educational level   
 None Referent  
 Basic 0.92 (0.1-8.49) 0.944
 Secondary 1.08 (0.12-9.57) 0.946
 Tertiary 1.20 (0.09-16.24) 0.891
Working Experience (years)   
 <1 Referent  
 1- 5 0.45 (0.08-2.55) 0.368
 6- 10 0.50 (0.08-2.99) 0.448
 11- 15 0.44 (0.06-3.42) 0.434
Ever had blood transfusion?   
 Yes 1.22 (0.06-24.30) 0.996
 No Referent  
Ever undergone dental procedure?   
 Yes 0.35 (0.04-2.76) 0.279
 No Referent  
Tattoo/Body piercing   
 Yes 0.62 (0.17-2.16) 0.580
 No Referent  
Use of IV drugs   
 Yes 2.01 (0.63-7.05) 0.227
 No Referent  
Ever had unprotected sex before?   
 Yes 0.87 (0.30-2.48) 0.788
 No Referent  
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