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Table 2 Results of the binomial logistic regression analysis on the factors related to suffering among HBV victims

From: Employment-related difficulties and distressed living condition in patients with hepatitis B virus: A qualitative and quantitative study

Factors Responses Present disease status Present employment status Income status
OR 95% CI OR 95% CI OR 95% CI
Age   0.98 0.95–1.01 0.98 0.98–0.99** 0.97 0.96–0.98***
Sex Male 0.98 0.84–1.15 1.13 0.95–1.33 1.16 0.97–1.39
Female 1.00   1.00   1.00  
Settlement acceptance Accepted 0.71 0.61–0.82*** 0.70 0.60–0.81*** 0.69 0.59–0.81***
Not accepted 1.00   1.00   1.00  
Work-related problems Yes 0.94 0.80–1.10 1.11 0.93–1.31 1.05 0.88–1.26
No 1.00   1.00   1.00  
Debt-related problems Yes 6.76 5.77–7.91*** 6.39 5.44–7.49*** 5.78 4.88–6.85***
No 1.00   1.00   1.00  
Asymptomatic carrier Yes 1.35 0.91–2.00 1.33 0.89–1.99 1.45 0.95–2.22
No 1.00   1.00    
Chronic hepatitis Yes 1.42 0.98–2.07 1.43 0.98–2.09 1.47 0.99–2.20
No 1.00   1.00    
Cirrhosis Yes 1.47 1.02–2.12* 1.47 1.01–2.13* 1.47 0.99–2.17
No 1.00   1.00    
Liver cancer Yes 1.56 1.09–2.25* 1.44 1.00–2.08* 1.47 1.00–2.17*
No 1.00   1.00    
Regular employee (full-time, etc.) Yes    0.53 0.42–0.66*** 0.90 0.71–1.15
No    1.00    
Non-regular employee (dispatch, contract, temporary worker, etc.) Yes    1.01 0.75–1.35 0.96 0.70–1.32
No    1.00    
Part-time/casual employee Yes    1.52 1.18–1.95*** 1.46** 1.11–1.92
No    1.00    
Unemployed Yes    1.47 1.19–1.82*** 1.03 0.82–1.30
No    1.00    
0–1 million yen Yes      31.12 19.2–50.2***
No      1.00  
1–2 million yen Yes      29.83 19.8–44.9***
No      1.00  
2–3 million yen Yes      16.76 11.4–24.6***
No      1.00  
3–4 million yen Yes      7.77 5.32–11.3***
No      1.00  
4–5 million yen Yes      5.45 3.68–8.08***
No      1.00  
5–6 million yen Yes      5.17 3.46–7.74***
No      1.00  
Model Χ 2 (df)   722.2 (9)*** 812.8 (13)*** 1280.6 (19)***
  1. OR odds ration, CI confidence interval; *** p < .001; ** p < .01; * p < .05.