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Table 2 Distribution of hepatitis B and hepatitis C markers per sex and continent of origin (No. = 529)

From: Prevalence of Hepatitis B, C, HIV and syphilis markers among refugees in Bari, Italy

  Male Female p Africa Asia p
No. 442
(83.6%)
87
(16.4%)
  510
(96.4%)
19
(3.6%)
 
HBsAg(+) 43
(9.7%)
1
(1.1%)
0.008 44
(8.6%)
0 >.05
Anti-HBc (+) 214
(48.4%)
27
(31%)
0.002 234
(45.9%)
7
(36.8%)
>.05
HBsAg (-), anti-HBc(-) 228
(51.6%)
60
(68.9%)
0.002 276
(54.1%)
12
(63.2%)
>.05
Anti-HCV(+) 23
(5.2%)
1
(1.1%)
>0.5 22
(4.3%)
2
(10.5%)
>.05
Any infection 63
(14.3%)
2
(2.3%)
0.0001 54
(10.5%)
2
(12.4%)
>.05