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Table 1 Multivariate modeling of individual-, network-, and city-level variables associated with HCV seropositive status among PWID in eight Russian cities (N=2,457)

From: Hepatitis C virus seroprevalence among people who inject drugs and factors associated with infection in eight Russian cities

  Estimate Standard Error z value Pr(>|z|)
(Intercept) 0.366 0.200 1.825 0.07
Positive HIV-1 serology 2.131 0.166 12.803 <0.0001
Years Injecting 0.038 0.010 4.047 <0.0001
Injected with used syringe -0.383 0.159 -2.408 0.016
Shared non-syringe injection paraphernalia 0.333 0.107 3.127 0.002
Shared water for rinsing syringes 0.495 0.158 3.133 0.002
Social network size 0.005 0.002 2.717 0.007
Mean recruitment chain length -0.003 0.002 -2.222 0.03
Stimulant use >10% -0.402 0.110 -3.644 <0.001
  1. Akaike Information Criterion=2,565