Table 3

Odds ratios for HCV Ab positivity

Model 1

Model 2

Model 3

Model 4

Variables

OR

95% CI

OR

95% CI

OR

95% CI

OR

95% CI

Never Married

0.80

0.54, 1.20

Have >1 kids

0.81

0.46, 1.41

Worked in past 12 months

0.82

0.56, 1.19

Considered being homeless

1.07

0.70, 1.63

African American

0.35

0.21, 0.56

1.27

0.66, 2.47

Older (37+ years)

3.81

2.43, 5.98

2.96

1.78, 4.92

2.78

1.68, 4.59

3.04

1.74, 5.31

High school education and more

0.60

0.41, 0.88

0.78

0.49, 1.26

Ever been arrested

2.69

1.53, 4.72

1.33

0.67, 2.63

Binge drinking

1.19

0.73, 1.93

Number of drugs

1.02

0.89, 1.18

Drug treatment

1.22

0.66, 2.26

IDU

26.17

15.19, 45.08

30.73

18.70, 50.50

23.26

14.31, 37.80

Attended AA meetings

1.16

0.65, 2.05

Previous history of STD

0.89

0.54, 1.49

Sex under influence

0.71

0.40, 1.27

Number of sex partners in past 4 months

0.99

0.97, 1.01

Always used condom in past 4 months

1.34

0.73, 2.46

Trading sex

1.76

1.06, 2.93

1.22

0.75, 2.00

Ever gotten a tattoo

2.05

1.15, 3.66

Lifetime crack cocaine use

3.87

1.66, 9.01

Ever received blood transfusion

1.67

0.99, 2.82


OR: Odds ratio, CI: confidence interval, IDU: Injecting drug users, STD: Sexually Transmitted Disease

Nurutdinova et al. BMC Research Notes 2011 4:126   doi:10.1186/1756-0500-4-126

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