Skip to main content

Table 8 Factors significantly associated with fear of contamination in univariate tests and binary logistic regression

From: Associating conditional cash transfer to universal access to treatment could be the solution to the HCV epidemic among drug users (DUs)

Fear of contamination % fear % total Sig Odds ratio 95% CI odds ratio
Lower Upper
Univariate
 Health    0.009 1.937 1.179 3.182
  Yes 52.7 41.4     
  No 36.5 56.6     
 Hepatitis    < 0.0001 5.419 1.947 15.080
  Yes 78.3 8.6     
  No 39.9 91.4     
 Overdose    < 0.0001 5.292 2.936 9.537
  Yes 71.9 27.8     
  No 32.2 72.7     
 Illicit*    0.004    
  Legal 35.4 55.3     
  Moonlighting 43.9 18.9 NS 1.42 0.73 2.76
  Illegal 59.2 26.7 < 0.001 2.65 1.18 4.74
 Social inclusion    < 0.0001 0.11 0.03 0.375
  Yes 9.1 12.4     
  No 48.1 87.6     
Logistic regression B Wald Sig Odds ratio 95% CI odds ratio
Lower Upper
Fears Nb 0.580 27.333 < 0.0001 1.751 1.419 2.160
Social inclusion − 1.851 6.347 0.012 0.157 0.037 0.863
Hepatitis − 1.766 7.881 0.005 0.171 0.050 0.587
overdose − 0.939 6.047 0.014 0.314 0.185 0.827
Illicit*
 Legal − 0.973 6.673 0.010 0.378 0.181 0.791
 Moonlighting − 1.120 4.745 0.029 0.391 0.185 0.827
 Constant 2.933 6.552 0.010 18.790   
  1. Hosmer and Lemeshow test, 0.777; CC—Fear+, 71.9%; Fear−, 85.1%; all, 79.9%
  2. Logistic regression odds ratios: social inclusion (forward stepwise selection) (266 cases: exclusion of HCV+ DUs)
  3. Fears Nb total number of fears, Health plan for a health check, Hepatitis plan for HCV screening, Overdose fear of overdoses, Illegal drug trafficking or theft, Social inclusion having a job, housing, social security