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Table 4 Risk factors associated with prevalence of anti-HCV antibody using ELISA test among study participants in Gambella, Ethiopia, 2018 (n = 453)

From: Prevalence and associated risk factors for Hepatitis B and C viruses among refugees in Gambella, Ethiopia

Variables Total (%) Anti-HCV
Positive (%)
COR CI (95%) P-Value AOR CI (95%) P-Value
Sex Male 83 (18.3) 4 (4.8) 1.00    1.00   
Female 370 (81.7) 5 (1.4) 0.27 0.07–1.03 0.055 0.29 0.07–1.17 0.083
Age category > 41 115 (25.4) 1 (0.01) 1.00      
30–41 107 23.6) 3 (2.8) 3.28 2.02–9.54 0.017 3.20 2.78–8.11 0.020
18–29 231 (51.0) 5 (2.2) 2.52 1.81–6.36 0.002 2.47 1.83–7.40 0.003
Multi sex partners No 106 (23.4) 2 (1.9) 1.00      
Yes 347 (76.6) 7 (2.0) 1.07 0.21–5.23 0.933    
Exchange sharp
Material
No 389 (85.9) 8 (2.1) 1.00      
Yes 64 (14.1) 1 (1.6) 0.75 0.09–6.14 0.794    
  1. COR Confidence interval, AOR Adjusted odds ratio