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Table 3 Risk factors associated with Hepatitis B virus transmission

From: The prevalence of HBV infection in the cohort of IDPs of war against terrorism in Malakand Division of Northern Pakistan

Risk Factors Positive cases (*n = 200) Total Observed %
  Male Female   
Dental risk 39 43 82 41%
Barber risk 65 - 65 32%
G. surgery 11 19 30 15%
Household contact 38 65 103 51.5%
Skin tattooing 3 19 22 11%
Sexual contact 3 4 7 3.5%
Sharing personal things** 61 84 145 72.5%
  1. More than one category per subject is possible.
  2. *Total number of HBV positive samples
  3. ** Shaving razor, ear and nose piercing needles, took brash and sewak