|Factors associated with a good level of knowledge about HBV transmission modes1, KABP survey, France, 2010 (multivariate analysis)|
|%||Adjusted OR||CI 95%|
|Age (in years)|
|No educational qualification||26.1||1|
|CAP/BEP/BEPC (vocational diplomas)||32.8||1.3||1.1-1.6|
|Secondary school certificate||38.6||1.5||1.2-1.8|
|Higher education qualification||46.2||2.0||1.6-2.4|
|Net monthly income per household|
|≥ 3,000 €||42.3||1.2||1.1-1.3|
|Did not wish to share this information/ Did not know||25.4||0.7||0.4-0.96|
|Area of residence|
|Outside the Ile-de-France administrative district||37.4||1|
|Ile-de-France administrative district (which includes Paris)||42.2||1.1||0.99-1.2|
|Living in a couple or a stable relationship|
|Knowing someone in circle of family and friends who was infected|
|HBV endemicity in country of birth2|
|Intermediate or high||35.7||0.9||0.8-1.1|
|Intravenous drug use in one’s lifetime|
95% CI: 95% confidence interval.
1A good level of knowledge was defined as providing the correct response to the 4 questions asked about HBV transmission modes, as follows: “yes” for the items “sexual relations without a condom”, “through the sharing of needles while injecting drugs”, and “during pregnancy”; “no” for the item “from a mosquito bite”.
2See the footnote 3 in Table1.
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