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Table 3 Risk factors for carriage of HBsAg related to history of medical and surgical interventions in Lomé, 2016

From: Risk factors of hepatitis B virus surface antigen carriage and serological profile of HBsAg carriers in Lomé Togo, 2016

Risk factors Cases n (%) Control n(%) OR 95 %CI p
History of surgery
 Yes 10 (12.05) 34 (13.65) 0.87 0.41–1.84 0.43
 No 73 (87.95) 215 (86.35)    
History of Hospitalisation
 Yes 23 (27.71) 78 (31.33) 0.84 0.48–1.45 0.84
 No 60 (72.29) 171 (68.67)    
Dental care or surgery
 Yes 13 (15.66) 37 (14.86) 1.06 0.54–2.12 0.49
 No 70 (84.34) 212 (85.14)    
Blood transfusion
 Yes 6 (7.23) 10 (4.03) 1.85 0.65–5.27 0.18
 No 77 (92.77) 238 (95.97)    
Vaccination
 Yes 2 (2.41) 18 (7.26) 0.315 0.07–1.39 0.08
 No 81 (97.59) 230 (92.74)