Table 3

Multivariate analysis of the potential risk factors for exposure to hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection in the Dionysos cohort (n = 6917 subjects). Analysis of maximum likelihood estimates

Risk factorsχ2 (p value)Odds ratio95% CI
Sex (forced)0.25680.820.6–1.1
Age (forced)0.00011.11.0–1.1
Hepatitis among the cohabiting 0.00032.01.4–2.8
Intravenous drug use0.000118.45.3–64.0
Animal bites0.04441.61.0–2.5
Blood transfusion0.00062.21.4–3.4
  • CI, confidence interval.