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Table 2 Predictors of HCV

From: Hepatitis C virus infection among patients with diabetes mellitus in Dammam, Saudi Arabia

Predictor Odds ratio Adjusted odds ratio (95 % CI) P value
Sharing articles 3.32 27.53 (5.42–140.00) <0.001
Occupational exposure to blood 3.17 23.80 (2.20–257.72) 0.009
Elevated liver enzymes 2.95 19.13 (5.99–61.10) <0.001
Tattooing 2.05 7.74 (1.36–43.96) 0.021
Disease duration > 5 years 1.92 6.82 (1.48–31.47) 0.014
Hospitalization >2 times 1.55 4.71 (1.63–13.61) 0.004
Blood transfusion 1.30 3.67 (1.23–10.95) 0.020
  1. R2 = 0.055
  2. Adjusted R2 = 0.323
  3. X2 (p value) = 57.133 (<0.001)
  4. Model sensitivity = 98.5 %