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Table 3 Association between HBsAg status and the predisposing factors

From: Prevalence, correlates and pattern of Hepatitis B among antenatal clinic attenders in Yaounde-Cameroon: is perinatal transmission of HBV neglected in Cameroon?

Risk factor Number HBsAg(+) HBsAg(−) OR 95% C.I
History of abortion/stillbirth 124     
Yes 47 22 25 0.97 0.66 – 1.43
No 77 37 40   
History of blood transfusion 124     
Yes 6 2 4 0.69 0.22 – 2.17
No 118 57 61   
History of surgery 124     
Yes 16 3 13 0.36 0.13 – 1.02
No 108 56 52   
History of scarification/tattoo 124     
Yes 23 9 14 0.79 0.46 – 1.37
No 101 50 51   
History of jaundice 124     
Yes 14 8 6 1.23 0.75 – 2.02
No 110 51 59   
Contact with jaundice/Hepatitis B 124     
Yes 35 23 12 1.63 1.15 – 2.30
No 89 36 53   
History of STI 124     
Yes 19 9 10 0.99 0.59 – 1.66
No 105 50 55   
  1. STI Sexually Transmitted Infection, OR Odds ratio; 95% C.I = 95% confidence interval.