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Table 1 Odd ratios (ORs) and corresponding 95% confidence intervals (95% CIs) for HIV and syphilis seropositivity, and positive HBsAg status among the 1366 study inmates in eight regional central prisons in Ghana on univariate analysis

From: Correlates of HIV, HBV, HCV and syphilis infections among prison inmates and officers in Ghana: A national multicenter study

Regional central prison No. of inmates HIV seropositive HBV seropositive Syphilis seropositive
  Eligible Enrolled (%) No. (%) OR (95% CI)* No. (%) OR (95% CI)* No. (%) OR (95% CI)*
Ashanti region Kumasi 1370 145 (10.6) 5 (3.4) 7.8 (4.2–11.3) 28 (19.3) 1.5 (1.1–3.4) 40 (27.6) 5.7 (3.7–13.8)
Brong Ahafo region Sunyani 789 146 (18.5) 5 (3.4) 7.8 (4.2–11.3) 43 (29.5) 2.7 (2.0–7.6) 25 (17.1) 3.3 (2.4–9.5)
Central region Cape Coast 918 173 (18.8) 1 (0.6) 1.4 (0.9–2.6) 41 (23.7) 2.1 (1.8–5.3) 25 (14.5) 2.2 (1.9–5.6)
Eastern region Nsawam 1345 72 (5.4) 37 (51.4) 119.4 (87.2–131.7) 15 (20.8) 1.7 (1.3–3.9) 12 (16.7) 2.8 (2.2–8.1)
Greater Accra region James Fort & Camp 1497 209 (14.0) 17 (8.1) 18.5 (9.8–28.1) 34 (16.3) 1 19 (9.1) 1
Northern region Tamale 354 204 (57.6) 6 (2.9) 6.6 (3.4–9.9) 65 (31.9) 3.1 (2.3–8.9) 23 (11.3) 1.6 (1.2–3.7)
Volta region Ho 599 195 (32.6) 8 (4.1) 9.3 (5.5–13.7) 42 (21.5) 1.9 (1.5–4.5) 25 (12.8) 1.9 (1.4–4.2)
Western region Sekondi 780 222 (28.5) 1 (0.5) 1 81 (36.5) 3.7 (2.8–10.1) 57 (25.7) 4.5 (3.1–11.3)
Total 7652 1366 (17.9) 80 (5.9)   349 (25.5)   226 (16.5)  
  1. *Adjusted for age.