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Table 2 Poisson regression models of relationships between perception variables and hepatitis B prevention behavioral Intentions

From: Hepatitis B virus perceptions and health seeking behaviors among pregnant women in Uganda: implications for prevention and policy

VariableUnadjusted PRR (95% CI)p-valueAdjusted PRR (95% CI)p-value
Model 1
 Perceived risk0.98 (0.94–1.00)0.2390.95 (0.90–1.00)0.055
 Perceived severity1.05 (0.99–1.10)0.0851.04 (0.97–1.10)0.312
 Perceived benefits1.04 (0.99–1.10)0.1250.97 (0.91–1.03)0.357
 Perceived barriers0.97 (0.95–0.99)0.0041.00 (0.98–1.01)0.721
 Perceived self-efficacy1.18 (1.05–1.31)0.0041.18 (1.05–1.23)0.005
Model 2
 Perceived risk0.98 (0.97–1.03)0.2390.97 (0.93–1.01)0.238
 Perceived severity1.07 (1.01–1.12)0.0131.02 (0.96–1.08)0.577
 Perceived benefits1.10 (1.04–1.17)0.0021.05 (0.97–1.12)0.237
 Perceived barriers0.97 (0.95–0.98)< 0.0010.99 (0.97–1.00)0.366
 Perceived self-efficacy1.38 (1.18–1.62)< 0.0011.40 (1.18–1.67)< 0.001
Model 3
 Perceived risk1.00 (0.96–1.03)0.9860.92 (0.93–1.03)0.453
 Perceived severity1.05 (1.00–1.10)0.0401.06 (0.98–1.14)0.150
 Perceived benefits1.08 (1.02–1.13)0.0101.04 (0.96–1.13)0.304
 Perceived barriers0.98 (0.96–0.99)0.0181.01 (0.98–1.02)0.677
 Perceived self-efficacy1.24 (1.09–1.40)0.0011.20 (1.05–1.36)0.006
  1. Model 1 shows perceptions variables and intention to screen for hepatitis B. Model 2 shows perceptions variables and intention to seek hepatitis B treatment. Model 3 shows perceptions variables and intention to vaccinate against hepatitis B