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Table 2 Odd ratios (ORs) and corresponding 95% confidence intervals (95% CIs) for HIV, HCV and syphilis seropositivity, and positive HBsAg status among 445 prison officers stationed at 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 Prisons & Headquarters No. of inmates HIV seropositive HBV seropositive HCV seropositive Syphilis seropositive
  Eligible Enrolled (%) No. (%) *OR (95% CI) No. (%) *OR (95% CI) No. (%) *OR (95% CI) No. (%) *OR (95% CI)
Ashanti region Kumasi 344 59 (17.2) 5 (8.5) 4.9 (3.0–9.8) 9 (15.3) 9.7 (5.5–15.2) 7 (11.9) 1.5 (0.9–3.3) 8 (13.6) 7.4 (3.8–13.4)
Brong Ahafo region Sunyani 159 66 (41.5) 5 (7.6) 4.4 (2.9–8.9) 9 (13.6) 8.6 (5.1–14.5) 13 (19.7) 2.4 (1.8–5.9) 8 (12.1) 6.6(3.6–12.1)
Central region Cape Coast 428 33 (7.7) 2 (6.1) 3.5 (2.5–7.7) 6 (18.2) 11.5 (6.2–17.6) 14 (42.4) 5.2 (3.2–11.5) 1 (3.0) 1.6 (1.1–3.8)
Eastern region Nsawam 338 49 (14.5) 2 (4.1) 2.4 (1.3–5.5) 1 (2.0) 1.3 (0.8–2.7) 5 (10.2) 1 2 (4.1) 2.2 (1.7–5.7)
Greater Accra region James Fort & Camp 154 54 (35.1) 1 (1.9) 1 1 (1.9) 1 6 (11.1) 1.4 (0.8–2.9) 8 (14.8) 8.1 (4.3–14.9)
Northern region Tamale 128 67 (52.3) 3 (4.5) 2.6 (1.5–6.0) 10 (14.9) 9.4 () 12 (17.9) 2.2 (1.6–5.4) 2 (3.0) 1.6 (1.1–3.8)
Volta region Ho 243 48 (19.8) 1 (2.1) 1.2 (0.7–2.3) 10 (20.8) 13.1 (7.3–22.4) 10 (20.8) 2.5 (1.9–6.2) 1 (2.1) 1
Western region Sekondi 345 69 (20.0) 3 (4.3) 2.5 (1.4–5.7) 6 (8.7) 5.5 (3.0–10.9) 16 (23.2) 2.8 (2.1–7.7) 5 (7.2) 3.9 (2.8–10.5)
Total 2139 445 (20.8) 22 (4.9)   52 (11.7)   83 (18.7)   35 (7.9)  
  1. *Adjusted for age.