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Table 4 Results of multivariable logistic regression analysis for the assessment of factors associated with anti-HBc 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)0–2595.2Ref.  Ref.  Ref.  
26–45239.81.9770.891–4.3870.0941.9210.841–4.3870.1212.1500.961–4.8100.063
+ 453321.44.9702.293–10.7720.0004.7002.026–10.9020.0005.3582.426–11.8330.000
GenderFemale4010.1Ref.        
Male2515.21.6100.941–2.7530.082      
Residential areaJask107.3Ref.  Ref.  Ref.  
Bandar Khamir14101.4110.604–3.2950.4261.3340.559–3.1830.5151.3170.554–3.1300.533
Bandar Abbas2718.92.9561.371–6.3710.0062.5301.147–5.5820.0212.6261.195–5.7690.016
Bashagard149.91.3890.595–3.2430.4471.0030.415–2.4240.9940.9570.398–2.3000.922
Resident typeUrban3713.11.3480.800–2.2710.261      
Rural2810Ref.        
Skin typeType I/II1613.8Ref.        
Type III/IV4410.60.7370.399–1.3610.330      
Type V/VI517.21.3020.434–3.9060.638      
OccupationChild/student/House wife358.9Ref.  Ref.     
Office employee/ Freelancer2018.52.3381.287–4.2460.0051.5440.813–2.9300.184   
Fisherman/Sailor/ Worker/ Retiree1016.92.0990.978–4.5040.0571.1510.501–2.6470.740   
Travelling historyNo5711.0Ref.        
Yes818.61.8530.819–4.1890.139