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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics and sero-prevalence of HBV infection status among pregnant women attending antenatal care at Gambella hospital March 10–April 15, 2017. (N = 253)

From: Sero-prevalence of hepatitis B virus and associated factors among pregnant women in Gambella hospital, South Western Ethiopia: facility based cross-sectional study

Variable Category Number (%) HBV Crude Odds Ratio(95% CI)
Positive Negative
Age 16–20 72 (28.5%) 7 (9.72%) 66 (90.28%) 1.55 (.47–5.13)
21–25 104 (41.1%) 8 (7.69%) 96 (92.31%) 1.20 (.38–3.82)
≥26 77 (30.4%) 5 (6.49%) 72 (93.51%) 1
Ethnicity Oromo 63 (24.9%) 4 (6.35%) 59 (93.65%) 1
Agnuwak 56 (22.1%) 6 (10.7%) 50 (89.3%) 1.77 (.47,6.63)
Amhara 43 (17%) 2 (4.65%) 41 (95.35%) 0.72 (.13,4.11)
Tigre 31 (12.3%) 1 (3.2%) 30 (96.8%) 0.49 (.05,4.59)
Others 60 (23.7%) 7 (11.7%) 53 (88.3%) 1.95 (.54,7.03)
Educational Status Cannot read and write 19 (7.5%) 1 (5.26%) 18 (94.74%) 1.18 (.14,10.3)
1–8 80 (31.6%) 12 (15%) 68 (85%) 3.71 (1.39,9.83)*
≥9 154 (60.9%) 7 (4.55%) 147 (95.45%) 1
Residence Urban 239 (94.5) 19 (7.95%) 220 (92.05%) 1
Rural 14 (5.5) 1 (7.14%) 13 (92.86%) 0.89 (.11,7.18)
Occupation Unemployed 149 (58.9) 18 (12.08%) 131 (87.92%) 7.01 (1.59,30.89)*
Employed 104 (41.1) 2 (1.92%) 102 (98.08%) 1