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Table 3 Unadjusted and adjusted factors associated with good knowledge of HBV infection

From: Hepatitis B infection awareness, vaccine perceptions and uptake, and serological profile of a group of health care workers in Yaoundé, Cameroon

Variable Total Good knowledge n (%) OR (95 % CI) p value aOR (95 % CI) p value
Age
 ≤30 50 22 (44) 0.46 (0.15–1.54) 0.21 0.43 (0.16–1.2) 0.10
 >30 50 25 (50) 1   1  
Sex
 Male 29 22 (75.86) 3.44 (1.075–1.032) 0.03 3.19 (1.02–9.91) 0.04
 Female 71 25 (35.21) 1   1  
Level of education
 University 47 35 (74.46) 8.20 (2.87–23.81) <0.0001 8.85 (3.17–25) <0.0001
 Secondary 53 12 (22.64) 1   1  
Service
 Laboratory 28 15 (53.57) 3.70 (0.32–42.67) 0.29   
 Medicine 72 32 (44.44) 1    
Professional experience
 <6 years 60 30 (50) 0.85 (025–285) 0.79   
 ≥6 years 40 17 (42.50) 1    
  1. OR odds ratio, aOR adjusted odds ratio, CI confidence interval
  2. The variables introduced in the multivariable model were age, sex and educational level