Table 3

Factors associated with a good level of knowledge about HBV transmission modes1, KABP survey, France, 2010 (multivariate analysis)
% Adjusted OR CI 95%
Gender
 Men 35.1 1
 Women 41.4 1.3 1.2-1.5
Age (in years)
 18–30 42.6 1
 31–44 42.5 1.0 0.9-1.1
 45–54 34.9 0.8 0.6-0.9
 55-69 30.0 0.6 0.5-0.7
Educational level
 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
 <2,000 € 35.5 1
 2,000–2,999 € 37.1 1.0 0.9-1.2
 ≥ 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
 No 39.9 1
 Yes 38.0 0.9 0.8-0.98
Knowing someone in circle of family and friends who was infected
 No 37.4 1
 Yes 41.9 1.2 1.1-1.3
HBV endemicity in country of birth2
 Low 38.7 1
 Intermediate or high 35.7 0.9 0.8-1.1
Intravenous drug use in one’s lifetime
 No 38.4 1
 Yes 29.0 0.8 0.4-1.6

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.

Brouard et al.

Brouard et al. BMC Public Health 2013 13:576   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-13-576

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