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Table 4 Factors associated with detectable HBV DNA in multivariate model in all patients and antiretroviral treatment-experienced

From: Proportion and factors associated with Hepatitis B viremia in antiretroviral treatment naïve and experienced HIV co-infected Ghanaian patients

Factor All patients ART-experienced
  Odds ratio 95 % Confidence Interval P value Odds ratio 95 % Confidence Interval P value
Sex (Male vs Female) -- -- -- 2.1 1.0 – 4.2 0.0320
ART (Naïve vs. Experienced) 10.1 4.6 – 21.9 <0.0001 -- -- --
ALT (Elevated vs. Normal) 3.7 1.8 – 7.9 0.0006 4.8 2.1 – 12.1 0.0001
ALB (low vs. normal) -- -- -- 1.9 0.8 – 4.2 0.1326
  1. ART anti-retroviral therapy
  2. ALT serum Alanine aminotransferase
  3. ALB: serum albumin