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Table 5 Independent Risk Factors for Carriage of HBsAg 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 Odds Ratio 95%CI   p-Value
Age > 30 years 1.67 0.33–8.55   0.54
Kabyè-tem 3.56 1.98–6.39   0.001
Marriage 1.44 0.78–2.64   0.24
Knowledge of hepatitis B Virus transmission 1.07 0.56–2.06   0.84
Male sex 1.42 0.78–2.59   0.26
Awareness of HBV serological status 3.56 1.80–7.04   < 0.001
Neighbors with HBV 1.47 0.63–3.43   0.37
Blood transfusion 1.90 0.58–6.27   0.29
Vaccination 0.27 0.06–1.26   0.10