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Table 2 Independent risk factors of HEV antibody exposure

From: Sero-molecular epidemiology of hepatitis E virus in pigs and human contacts in Ghana

Region Crude OR (95%CI) Adj. OR (95%CI) P (Wald’s test) P (LR-test)
Ashanti Reference Reference   < 0.001
Greater Accra 0.36 (0.1,1.33) 0.29 (0.07,1.16) 0.081  
Northern Region 3.16 (1.5,6.64) 7.86 (2.8,22.04) <  0.001  
Upper East 2.43 (1.37,4.3) 4.03 (1.67,9.76) 0.002  
Volta Region 0.29 (0.11,0.78) 0.43 (0.14,1.31) 0.139  
Age group    <  0.001  
 Ref: 13–32     
 33–52 2.61 (1.71,3.99) 3.11 (1.97,4.93) <  0.001 <  0.001
 53–90 4.25 (2.63,6.86) 5.81 (3.4,9.91) <  0.001  
  1. LR Likelihood ratio test