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Table 3 Hospital-related risk factors associated with transmission of acute hepatitis C virus infection, Abbassia and Alexandria Fever Hospitals, Egypt

From: Case control study to identify risk factors for acute hepatitis C virus infection in Egypt

Exposure Cases n=86 Controls n=287 OR 95% Cl P value
No % No %
Hospital admission 36 42 24 8 7.9 4.2-15 < 0.000
Receiving IV Fluid 22 26 7 2 13.8 5.3-37.2 < 0.000
Receive invasive procedure during hospitalization 22 27 14 5 6.7 3.1-14.7 < 0.000
Surgery 16 19 9 3 7.1 2.8-18.2 < 0.000
Endoscopy 5 6 3 1 5.8 2.1-31.6 0.01
Labor (for females) 5 / 35 16 5 /124 4 4 1.1-11.6 0.03
Insertion of urinary catheter 4 5 2 1 6.9 1.1-55.6 0.02
Receiving blood transfusion 7 8 2 1 12.6 2.3-89.8 < 0.000