Table 5

Multivariate analysis of hepatitis C infection for potential risk factors and estimated population attributable risk in the urban Brazilian population
Factors associated ORadjusted (95% CI)* p-value Population Arributable risk %
Age 1.02 (1.01 – 1.04) 0.001 -
Ever use of injected drugs
 No 1.0 -
 Yes 6.65 (2.47 – 17.91) < 0.0001 4.3
Ever use of sniffed drugs
 No 1.0 -
 Yes 2.59 (1.34 – 5.01) 0.005 7.2
Injection with glass syringe
 No 1.0 -
 Yes 1.52 (0.97 – 2.36) 0.065 10.2
Hospitalization
 Never 1.0 -
 Past 12 months 1.90 (1.03 – 3.51) 0.040 5.0
 Ever 1.44 (0.94 – 2.21) 0.094 8.7
Sewage disposal
 Public system 1.0 -
 Septic tank 1.39 (0.91 – 2.12) 0.125 8.8
 Other destination 2.53 (1.38 – 4.65) 0.003 3.9
39.9**

* Adjusted for random effect and age weighted by age groups and regions.

** Summary population attributable risk.

Pereira et al.

Pereira et al. BMC Infectious Diseases 2013 13:60   doi:10.1186/1471-2334-13-60

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