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Table 3 Results of multivariable logistic regression analysis for the assessment of factors associated with HEV IgG seroreactivity

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

CharacteristicGrouppositiveUnivariableMultivariablestep1Multivariablestep2
N%OR95%CIp-valueOR95%CIp-valueOR95%CIp-value
Age (years)0–251911.0%Ref.  Ref.  Ref.  
26–453514.9%1.4180.781–2.5760.2511.3910.747–2.5910.2991.4150.773–2.5890.260
+ 453522.7%2.3841.298–4.3770.0051.9120.969–3.7730.2992.1931.174–4.0940.014
GenderFemale5614.1%Ref.        
Male3320.1%1.5380.957–2.4740.075      
Residential areaJask1510.9%Ref.  Ref.  Ref.  
Bandar Khamir1611.4%1.0490.497–2.2160.8991.0730.502–2.2910.8561.0210.480–2.1700.957
Bandar Abbas3121.7%2.2511.155–4.3890.0172.2471.133–4.4540.0202.1231.080–4.1720.029
Bashagard2719.0%1.9100.967–3.7720.0621.6980.838–3.4380.1421.6110.802–3.2360.180
Resident typeRural4114.7%Ref.        
Urban4817.0%1.1860.753–1.8670.462      
Skin typeType I/II1916.4%Ref.        
Type III/IV6716.1%0.9770.560–1.7060.936      
Type V/VI310.3%0.5890.162–2.1450.422      
OccupationChild/student/House wife5614.2%Ref.  Ref.     
Office employee/ Freelancer1715.7%1.1310.627–2.0400.6830.9080.486–1.6950.762   
Fisherman/Sailor/ Worker/ Retiree1627.1%2.2521.188–4.2710.0131.7550.869–3.5440.117   
Travelling historyNo7915.2%Ref.        
Yes1023.8%1.6880.800–3.5620.170