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Table 3 Independent risk factors associated with seroprevalence of Hepatitis B in children identified in multiple logistic regression

From: Hepatitis B and C: prevalence and risk factors associated with seropositivity among children in Karachi, Pakistan

Risk Factor Adjusted odds Ratio (AOR) 95% confidence interval (CI) P value
Use of new needle & and syringe    
   No Reference   
   Yes 1.9 (1.1 – 3.3) 0.033
Place vaccinated    
   Private Sector Reference   
   Govt. Sector 2.4 (1.1 – 5.2) 0.030
Father education status    
   Educated Reference   
   Non-Educated 1.4 (0.7 – 2.7) 0.333
Mother education status    
   Educated Reference   
   Non-Educated 1.4 (0.6 – 2.7) 0.361