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Table 3 Seroprevalence of HBsAg in relation to socio demographic characteristics

From: Seroprevalence of hepatitis B surface antigen and anti HCV antibody and its associated risk factors among pregnant women attending maternity ward of Felege Hiwot Referral Hospital, northwest Ethiopia: a cross-sectional study

Parameter Level HBV status Df Chi-square p-value
Negative Positive
Count Percentage Count Percentage
Age (years) 15–19 5 100.0 0 0.0    
20–24 106 98.1 2 1.9    
25–29 167 94.6 9 5.1    
30–34 56 91.9 5 8.1 5 6.872 0.23
35–39 27 100.0 0 0.0    
40–44 6 85.7 1 14.3    
Marital status Married 343 95.8 15 4.2 2 1.568 0.456
Single 19 90.5 2 9.5    
Separated 5 100.0 0 0.0    
Residential area Urban 324 95.3 16 4.7 1 0.505 0.477
Rural 43 97.3 1 2.3    
Educational status Illiterate 42 97.7 1 2.3 3 0.96 0.811
Read and write 97 94.2 6 5.8    
Secondary school 111 95.7 5 4.3    
College and above 117 95.9 5 4.1    
Occupation Daily laborer 16 94.1 1 5.9    
House wife 158 97.5 4 2.5 4 2.87 0.58
Privately employee 78 94.0 5 6.0    
Gov’t employee 105 94.6 6 5.4    
Others 10 90.9 1 9.1    
Monthly income <500 69 93.2 5 6.8    
500–100 83 94.3 5 5.7 2 2.128 0.345
>1000 215 96.8 7 3.2    
Parity status Primigravidae 163 97.6 4 2.4 2 3.385 0.184
Gravidae two 112 94.9 6 5.1    
Multigravidae 92 92.9 7 7.1    
Gestational Age First trimester 39 100.0 0 0.0    
2nd trimester 126 92.6 10 7.4 2 5.13 0.077
3rd trimester 202 96.7 7 3.3