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Table 2 Sero-prevalence of HBV infection 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
Abortion History Yes 66 (26.1%) 11 (16.67%) 55 (83.33%) 3.96 (1.56,10.04)*
No 187 (73.9%) 9 (4.8%) 178 (95.2%) 1
Hospital Admission Yes 61 (24.1%) 4 (6.57%) 57 (93.43%) 0 .77(.25,2.40)
No 192 (75.9%) 16 (8.33%) 176 (91.67%) 1
History of blood transfusion Yes 15 (5.9%) 2 (13.33%) 13 (86.67%) 2.24 (.46,10.99)
No 238 (94.1%) 18 (7.56%) 220 (92.44%) 1
History of surgical procedure Yes 18 (7.1%) 1 (5.56%) 17 (94.44%) 0 .67 (.08,5.30)
No 235 (92.9%) 19 (8.08%) 216 (91.92%) 1
Place of previous delivery No 99 (39.1) 4 (4.04%) 95 (98.08%) 0 .56 (.12,2.62)
Home 111 (43.9) 13 (11.71%) 98 (88.29%) 1.77 (.48,6.54)
Health facility 43 (17.0) 3 (6.97%) 40 (93.03%) 1
Multiple sexual partner Yes 15 (5.9%) 7 (46.67%) 8 (53.33%) 15.14 (4.76,48.24)*
No 238 (94.1%) 13 (5.46%) 225 (94.54%) 1
Tattoo Yes 30 (11.9%) 3 (10%) 27 (90%) 1.346 (.37,4.89)
No 223 (88.1%) 17 (7.62%) 206 (92.38%) 1
Genital mutilation Yes 153 (60.5) 10 (6.53%) 143 (93.47%) 0.63 (.25,1.57)
No 100 (39.5) 10 (10%) 90 (90%) 1
Human bite Yes 47 (18.6) 2 (4.25%) 45 (95.75) 0.46 (.10,2.07)
No 206 (81.4) 18 (8.73%) 188 (91.27%) 1
Sharp injury Yes 126 (49.8%) 12 (9.52%) 114 (90.48%) 1.57 (.62,3.97)
No 127 (50.25) 8 (6.29%) 119 (93.71%) 1
Needle stick injury Yes 34 (13.4%) 2 (5.88%) 32 (94.12%) 69 (.16,3.15)
No 219 (86.6%) 18 (8.22%) 201 (91.78%) 1
Sharing of earrings, razors &tooth brush Yes 11 (4.3%) 2 (18.18%) 9 (81.82%) 2.77 (.56,13.78)*
No 242 (95.7%) 18 (7.23%) 224 (92.68%) 1
Splash of body fluids Yes 6 (2.4%) 2 (33.33%) 4 (66.67%) 6.36 (1.09,37.12)*
No 247 (97.6%) 18 (7.28%) 229 (92.72%) 1