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Table 3 Association of explanatory variables and HBV infection in young women aged from 15 to 24 years seeking abortion care at Bahir Dar city, 2015

From: Prevalence of human immunodeficiency virus and hepatitis B virus infections in young women seeking abortion care in Ethiopia: a cross - sectional study

Variables HBsAg status P-value
Positive N (%) Negative N (%)
History of blood transfusion
 Yes 0 5 (100)  
 No 7 (2) 348 (98) 1.00
History of tooth extraction
 Yes 1 (2.3) 412 (97.7) 0.59
 No 6 (1.9) 311 (98.1)  
History of genital mutilation
 Yes 4 (2.5) 156 (97.5) 0.7
 No 3 (1.5) 197 (98.5)  
History of surgical operation
 Yes 1 (5) 19 (95) 0.33
 No 6 (2) 333 (98)  
History of sharing of sharp objects
 Yes 2 (6.2) 30 (93.8) 0.12
 No 5 (1.5) 323 (98.5)  
Unprotected sex with older man
 Yes 1 (2) 49 (98) 1.00
 No 6 (1.9) 304 (98.1)  
Type of sexual partner
 Student 2 (2.9) 67 (97.1) 0.07
 Business man 0 69 (100)  
 Drivers 0 48 (100)  
 Soldier/police man 0 10 (100)  
 Teachers 2 (11.8) 15 (88.2)  
 All the above types 0 5 (100)  
 Other 3 (2.1) 138 (97.9)  
Alcohol drinking habit
 Yes 2 (4.8) 40 (95.2) 0.19
 No 5 (1.6) 313 (98.4)  
Ever had symptom of STI
 Yes 1 (5) 19 (95) 0.33
 No 6 (1.8) 334 (98.2)  
Mean age of first sexual intercourse 19.3 18.4 0.31
Mean number of sexual partners 1.3 1.4 0.76
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