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Table 2 Infection routes predicting the presence or absence of familial clustering of HCV using univariate logistic regression analysis

From: Risk factors for familial clustering of hepatitis C virus infection in a Chinese Han population: a cross-sectional study

Parameters Familial Clustering OR 95%CI P value
Yes n = 59 (%) No n = 938(%) L U
Sexual transmission    5.336 1.884 15.111 0.002*
 Yes 5(8.5) 16(1.7)     
 No 54(91.5) 922(98.3)     
Blood transfusion    0.276 0.155 0.491 < 0.001*
 Yes 17(28.8) 558(59.5)     
 No 42(71.2) 380(40.5)     
Intravenous drug abuse    1.131 0.438 2.917 0.799
 Yes 5(8.5) 71(7.6)     
 No 54(91.5) 867(92.4)     
Intravenous Infusion    0.732 0.223 2.402 0.606
 Yes 3(5.1) 64(6.8)     
 No 56(94.9) 874(93.2)     
Dental treatment    1.064 0.527 2.146 0.863
 Yes 10(16.9) 151(16.1)     
 No 49(2.9) 787(83.9)     
Long-term exposure to HCV patients    185.315 53.082 646.951 < 0.001*
 Yes 22(37.3) 3(0.3)     
 No 37(62.7) 935(99.7)     
Tattooing and piercing    1.600 0.662 3.866 0.297
 Yes 6(10.2) 62(6.6)     
 No 53(89.8) 876(93.4)     
Blood purification    0.000 0.000 0.000 0.999
 Yes 0(0) 15(1.6)     
 No 59(100) 923(98.4)     
Intra-exam/treatment    1.342 0.401 4.494 0.633
 Yes 3(5.1) 36(3.8)     
 No 56(94.9) 902(96.2)     
Surgery and transplantation    0.713 0.345 1.476 0.363
 Yes 9(15.3) 189(20.1)     
 No 50(84.7) 749(79.9)