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Table 1 Comparison of epidemiological characteristics of the psychiatric patients with positive HBV markers and the psychiatric patients with negative HBV markers.

From: Hepatitis B virus infection among inpatients of a psychiatric hospital of Mexico

Epidemiological Characteristics Patients with positive markers N = 12 (%) Patients with negative markers n = 87 (%)c ORa 95% ECIb
Age
   less than 45 years 5 (41.7%) 58 (71.6%)   
   45 years and older 7 (58.3%) 23 (28.4%) 4.27 1.02–18.78
Gender
   Female 3 (25.0%) 27 (31.0%)   
   Male 9 (75.0%) 60 (69.0%) 1.35 0.30–8.33
Number of hospitalizations
   One 11 (91.7%) 71 (87.7%)   
   More than one 1 (8.3%) 10 (12.3%) 0.65 0.01–5.45
Duration of last hospitalization
   Equal or less than 5 years 5 (41.7%) 46 (56.8%)   
   More than 5 years 7 (58.3%) 35 (43.2%) 1.84 0.46–7.96
History of blood transfusion 0 (0.0%) 3 (3.4%) 0 0.00–18.39
History of drug use 2 (16.7%) 9 (10.3%) 1.73 0.16–10.25
  1. aOR: Odds ratio.
  2. bECI: Exact confidence interval.
  3. cSome data were available in only 81 subjects.