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Table 1 Bivariate and multivariate analyses from HCW survey: factors related to not recommending HBV vaccine for children, Georgia, 2006-2007

From: Associated factors for recommending HBV vaccination to children among Georgian health care workers

Demographic and occupational factors Total No. Recommending against HBV vaccine for children No. (%) Bivariate Prevalence Ratio (PR) and 95% CI Adjusted Prevalence Ratio (aPR) and 95% CI
Self reported vaccination status
 Unvaccinated 1120 453 (40.40) 1.00 1.00
 Vaccinated 193 22 (11.40) 3.54 (2.38, 5.29) 1.45 (1.18,1.72)
 Missing values 15    
Age group
 >35 931 365 (39.20) 1.00 1.00
 <=35 303 86 (28.40) 0.72 (0.59,0.88) 0.89 (0.71,1.05)
 Missing values 94    
Gender
 Female 1050 386 (36.80) 1.00 1.00
 Male 277 92 (33.20) 0.90 (0.75, 1.09) 0.89 (0.72,1.09)
 Missing values 1    
Position
 Physician 621 234 (37.70) 1.00 1.00
 Nurse 700 243 (34.70) 0.92 (0.79,1.06) 0.95 (0.89,1.12)
 Missing values 7    
Department
Paediatrics 88 29 (33.00) 1.00 1.00
Surgery 381 133 (34.90) 1.06 (0.76,1.47) 1.08 (0.79,1.63)
Dialysis 92 10 (10.90) 3.03 (1.58,5.85) 0.83 (0.58,1.19)
ICU 245 103 (42.00) 1.27 (0.91,1.78) 1.19 (0.86,1.67)
Internal medicine 260 102 (39.20) 1.19 (0.85,1.66) 1.12 (0.81,1.54)
Obstetrician – 205 78 (38.00) 1.15 (0.82,1.63) 1.09 (0.78,1.52)
Gynecologist     
Lab 55 21(38.20) 1.16 (0.74,1.81) 1.00 (0.63,1.59)
Missing values 2