Journal of Environmental and Public Health / 2018 / Article / Tab 4

Research Article

Prevalence of HCV Infection in Household Contacts of Chronic Liver Diseases Cases in Egypt

Table 4

Logistic regression of being HCV-positive household contact conditioned on exposure to HCV-positive cases, relation to cases, age, educational level, and history of blood transfusion.

VariableOR95% CI

HCV-positive cases vs. HCV-negative cases0.140.02–0.750.02
Relation to case
Partners1.00
Parents11.351.65–77.900.01
Sons1.260.16–10.150.83
Siblings15.332.80–83.750.002
Others1.220.06–23.210.89
Age (years)1.081.02–1.150.01
Educational level
Illiterate/read and write1.00
Basic/secondary education6.141.20–31.280.03
High education1.520.20–11.390.68
History of blood transfusion
Yes vs. no8.081.75–37.300.007

OR: odds ratio; 95% CI: 95% confidence interval; : probability.

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