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Table 2 Results of multivariable logistic regression analysis for the assessment of factors associated with HAV seroreactivity

From: Seroprevalence of viral hepatitis A, B, C, D and E viruses in the Hormozgan province southern Iran

Characteristic Group Positive Univariable Multivariablestep1 Multivariablestep2
N % OR 95%CI p-value OR 95%CI p-value OR 95%CI p-value
Age (years) 0–25 141 81.5% Ref.    Ref.      
26–45 232 98.7% 17.551 5.277–58.376 0.000 16.545 4.916–55.683 0.000 17.762 5.297–59.560 0.000
+ 45 151 98.1% 11.423 3.422–38.135 0.000 11.450 3.341–39.238 0.000 12.433 3.642–42.445 0.000
Gender Female 375 94.2% Ref.         
Male 149 90.9% 0.609 0.309–1.200 0.152       
Residential area Jask 130 94.9% Ref.    Ref.    Ref.   
Bandar Khamir 132 94.3% 0.888 0.313–2.521 0.824 1.143 0.358–3.651 0.822 1.010 0.342–2.978 0.986
Bandar Abbas 126 88.1% 0.399 0.160–0 .995 0.049 0.417 0.146–1.185 0.101 0.361 0.137–.947 0.038
Bashagard 136 95.8% 1.221 0.400–3.728 0.727 0.752 0.218–2.595 0.652 0.733 0.225–2.386 0.606
Resident type Rural 265 95.0% Ref.         
Urban 259 91.5% 0.570 0.289–1.126 0.106       
Skin type Type I/II 101 87.1% Ref.    Ref.      
Type III/IV 396 95.0% 2.801 1.394–5.627 0.004 1.945 0.899–4.208 0.091    
Type V/VI 27 93.1% 2.005 0.432–9.308 0.375 1.621 0.278–9.454 0.592    
Occupation Child/student/House wife 362 91.6% Ref.         
Office employee/ Freelancer 105 97.2% 3.191 0.959–10.611 0.058       
Fisherman/Sailor/ Worker/ Retiree 57 96.6% 2.598 0.607–11.124 0.198       
Travelling history No 485 93.4% Ref.         
Yes 39 90.7% 0.684 0.231–2.025 0.492