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Table 3 Factors independently associated with HBV infection among pregnant women attending antenatal care at Gambella hospital from 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 HBV sero-status Crude odds Adjusted odds ratio
Positive Negative ratio(95% CI) (95% CI)
Abortion Yes 11 (16.67%) 55 (83.33%) 3.96 (1.56–10.04) 3.56 (1.24,10.22)*
No 9 (4.8%) 178 (95.2%) 1 1
Multiple sexual Partner Yes 7 (46.67%) 8 (53.33%) 15.14 (4.756–48.22) 17.38 (4.48,67.49)*
No 13 (5.46%) 225 (94.54%) 1 1
Occupation Unemployed 18 (12.08%) 131 (87.92%) 7.01 (1.59–30.89) 8.36 (1.67,41.96)*
Employed 2 (1.92%) 102 (98.08%) 1 1
Splash of body Fluids Yes 2 (33.33%) 4 (66.67%) 6.36 (1.09–37.12) 6.79 (1.57,80.25)*
No 18 (7.28%) 229 (92.72%) 1 1
  1. * = p-value< 0.05