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Table 5 The relation of study participants HCV status and their sociodemographic characteristics pre-intervention

From: Effect of health education intervention on hepatocellular carcinoma risk factor prevention in Menoufia governorate, Egypt

Sociodemographic characteristicsHCV statusTest of significancep value
NegativePositive
No%No%
1. Age groups
 18–35 years7849.7418.1LR = 13.3590.001
 36–53 years6239.51045.5
 54–70 years1710.8836.4
2. Sex
 Female12881.51672.7Fisher’s exact0.33 (NS)
 Male2918.5627.3
3. Marital status
 Married13988.522100Fisher’s exact0.094 (NS)
 Unmarried1811.500.0
4. Educational level
 Illiterate2918.51045.5LR = 11.5430.009
 Basic95.7313.6
Secondary8252.2627.3
 University and postgraduate3723.6313.6
5. Occupation
 Governmental3421.7522.7LR = 11.3980.022
 Private148.9418.2
 Farmer63.8418.2
 Does not work9258.6731.8
 Others11729.1
Total15710022100
  1. NS non-significant, LR likelihood ratio