Canadian Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology / 2016 / Article / Tab 5

Research Article

Hepatitis B Awareness and Knowledge in Asian Communities in British Columbia

Table 5

Predictors of knowledge that HBV may cause cirrhosis from multivariate analysis.

CharacteristicsOdds ratio (95% CI) value

 Primary/elementary0.3 (0.2–0.5)<0.0001
 Secondary0.7 (0.5–1.0)0.073
 Postsecondary0.7 (0.5–1.0)0.039
 University or above1.0
(trend) < 0.0001
 Chinese (Cantonese and Mandarin)1.0
 South Asian0.2 (0.2–0.3)<0.0001
 Filipino0.3 (0.2–0.5)<0.0001
 Korean0.4 (0.2–0.8)<0.0001
 Southeast Asian0.1 (0.1–0.3)0.001
Media for health information
 No0.7 (0.5–0.9)0.009
Doctor’s office for health information
 No1.6 (1.2–2.2)0.001

Statistically significant at .

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