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Table 3 Reporting of hepatitis screening in relation to demographic status, behavioural variables and HIV testing history according to sex

From: State of viral hepatitis knowledge and testing uptake in Brazil: Findings from the National Survey of Knowledge, Attitudes and Practices (PCAP-2013)

  Men Women
Percentage reporting hepatitis screening Crude OR Adjusted OR Percentage reporting hepatitis screening Crude OR Adjusted OR
All 23.7 (22.1–25.3)    34 (32–36)   
Demographic characteristics
 Age groups
  15 − 24 years 14.3 (11.9 − 17.1) 1 1 24.5 (21.6 − 27.6) 1 1
  25 − 49 years 27.7 (25.6 − 29.9) 2.29 (1.83 − 2.87) 1.33 (1.03 − 1.71) 41 (38.4 − 43.6) 2.14 (1.79 − 2.56) 1.36 (1.10 − 1.67)
  50 − 64 years 25.5 (22.3 − 28.9) 2.05 (1.59 − 2.64) 1.52 (1.13 − 2.03) 26.6 (23.8 − 29.6) 1.12 (0.90 − 1.38) 1.29 (1.02 − 1.63)
 Socioeconomic status
  A/B 30.6 (27.4 − 34) 2.38 (1.81 − 3.13) 1.78 (1.34 − 2.37) 40.6 (36.9 − 44.5) 2.35 (1.89 − 2.94) 2.10 (1.66 − 2.68)
  C 22 (20 − 24.1) 1.52 (1.18 − 1.94) 1.14 (0.88 − 1.47) 34.4 (32 − 36.9) 1.80 (1.49 − 2.18) 1.56 (1.27 − 1.93)
  D/E 15.7 (12.9 − 18.9) 1 1 22.5 (19.8 − 25.5) 1 1
Sexual behaviour
 Age at initial intercourse
   < 15 years 28.1 (25.4 − 30.9) 1.32 (1.23 − 1.60) 1.32 (1.10 − 1.57) 33 (29.2 − 37.1) 0.83 (0.68 − 1.00)  
   ≥ 15 years 22.8 (20.9 − 24.8) 1 1 37.4 (35.1 − 39.7) 1
 Sex with same sex, ever
  No 24.4 (22.6 − 26.1) 1   36.6 (34.5 − 38.9) 1  
  Yes 30 (24.5 − 36.1) 1.33 (1.00 − 1.77)   38.6 (31.1 − 46.6) 1.08 (0.78 − 1.51)
 Condom use at last sexual intercourse
  Yes 24.6 (22.2 − 27.3) 1   38.2 (34.7 − 41.9) 1  
  No 26.7 (24.3 − 29.2) 1.11 (0.93 − 1.35) 39.1 (36.4 − 41.7) 1.03 (0.87 − 1.23)
 Number sexual partners over the lifetime
   ≤ 10 21.7 (19.2 − 24.3) 1   42.1 (39.2 − 45) 1  
   > 10 27.9 (25.4 − 30.6) 1.40 (1.16 − 1.69) 38.7 (33.8 − 43.9) 0.87 (0.70 − 1.09)
 Having casual partner, last 12 months
  No 27 (24.9 − 29.2) 1   39.7 (37.3 − 42.1) 1  
  Yes 23.6 (21 − 26.4) 0.84 (0.70 − 0.99) 33.6 (28.8 − 38.7) 0.76 (0.61 − 0.96)
 Intravenous drugs, ever
  No 23.8 (22.2 − 25.5) 1   34 (32 − 36) 1  
  Yes 19.9 (10.1 − 35.4) 0.80 (0.36 − 1.76) 29.7 (18 − 44.8) 0.82 (0.43 − 1.58)
 Tested for HIV, ever
  No/don’t know 13 (11.6 − 15.6) 1 1 16.5 (14.8 − 18.4) 1 1
  Yes 53.8 (50.4 − 57.1) 7.79 (6.46 − 9.39) 7.05 (5.82 − 8.53) 60.1 (57.1 − 63) 7.62 (6.44 − 9.00) 7.13 (5.97 − 8.54)
  1. The data in parentheses are 95 % CIs
  2. COR crude odds ratio, AOR adjusted odds ratio
  3. ... not statistically significant