TABLE 2.

Independent Risk Factors for Hepatitis A, San Diego, California, June 1998 to August 2000

Risk FactoraOR95% CIP Value
Family income >$15 0005.32.6–10.9<.0001
Parental education >12 y5.22.5–10.7<.0001
Household visitor from outside United States0.30.1–0.9.04
Eating at street vendor/taco stand during international travel17.04.1–71.1.0001
Eating salad/lettuce during international travel5.21.3–20.1.02
Eating ceviche/raw shellfish during international travel0.30.1–0.9.04
Drinking juice during international travel0.10.1–0.3.0001