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Table 1 Prevalence of HCV infection among blood donors at different regions

From: Prevalence and trend of hepatitis C virus infection among blood donors in Chinese mainland: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Study
location
Province
of study
Totalb Before 1998 After 1998
   No Prevalence %
(95%CI)
No Prevalence %
(95%CI)
No Prevalence %
(95%CI)
East
China
Anhui 21 11.25(6.56,17.04) 19 12.91(8.31,18.34) 2 0.90(0.01,3.14)
  Fujian 4 3.38(2.19, 4.83) 4 3.38(2.19, 4.83)   
  Jiangsu 21 11.41(6.12, 18.07) 13 14.84(8.73,22.23) 7 3.83(0.75,9.13)
  Jiangxi 6 5.65(1.52, 12.21) 4 5.15(2.31, 9.07) 1 0.38(0.26,0.52)
  Shandong 27 6.34(5.00, 7.80) 17 8.37(5.84, 11.31) 7 1.64(1.26,2.07)
  Shanghai 4 2.59(0.38, 6.66) 4 2.59(0.38, 6.66)   
  Zhejiang 12 2.02(1.06, 3.28) 8 3.08(1.40, 5.42) 4 0.79(0.30,1.51)
North
China
Beijing 9 2.95(1.78, 4.41) 7 3.53(1.84, 5.74)   
  Hebei 19 26.92(15.20,40.57) 18 29.26(19.63,39.98) 1 0.41(0.39,0.43)
  Shanxi 9 14.63(8.73, 21.74) 5 24.17(18.14,30.77) 2 0.41(0.06,2.31)
  Tianjin 5 2.35(0.98, 4.33) 2 1.97(0.32, 5.02) 2  
  IMa 4 9.36(3.00, 18.76) 4 9.36(3.00, 18.76)   
South
China
Guangdong 13 1.05(0.65, 1.54) 5 1.41(0.87, 2.07) 8 0.91(0.49,1.47)
  Guangxi 8 9.75(6.94, 12.98) 5 17.49(1.71, 44.67) 2 3.31(0.08,10.90)
Central
China
Hubei 11 10.81(5.51, 17.61) 8 13.04(6.41, 21.61) 3 5.54(0.63,14.84)
  Hunan 13 8.01(3.22, 14.70) 8 17.11(9.81, 25.95) 3 0.55(0.35, 0.81)
  Henan 26 20.63(12.98,29.53) 16 35.04(23.62,47.41) 9 3.83(1.75, 6.66)
Northwest Shanxi 6 11.25(4.81, 19.91) 4 17.42(3.60, 38.61) 1 1.99(1.95, 2.03)
  Ningxia 2 0.69(0.10, 1.78) 1 1.18(1.03, 1.35) 1 0.32(0.29, 0.37)
  Qinghai 3 2.60(0.10, 8.34) 2 3.59(0.00, 13.69) 1 1.10(0.511.91)
  Gansu 6 2.60(5.44, 17.49) 3 23.32(3.62, 53.16) 2 0.83(0.29, 1.64)
  Xinjiang 5 14.52(3.01, 32.54) 4 19.67(3.79, 43.83) 1 1.45(1.31, 1.58)
Southwest Sichuan 10 11.31(3.19, 23.49) 8 15.60(7.61, 25.77) 2 0.71(0.28, 1.34)
  Yunnan 1 0.23(0.17, 0.29)    1 0.23(0.17, 0.29)
  Guizhou 9 5.00(1.76, 9.78) 6 6.91(2.88, 12.51) 3 1.71(0.43, 3.81)
  Chongqing 5 1.33(0.50, 2.54) 2 2.22(0.19, 6.36) 3 0.97(0.18, 2.37)
Northeast Liaoning 6 5.84(3.87, 8.18) 5 5.00(3.29, 7.06) 1 11.82(8.29,15.89)
  Heilongjiang 4 4.06(2.86, 5.47) 4 4.06(2.86, 5.47)   
  Jilin 5 5.38(2.26, 9.69) 3 7.19(1.08, 18.03) 2 3.59(0.17, 16.81)
Pooled 268 8.68(8.01,9.39) 189 12.87(11.25,14.56) 69 1.71(1.43, 1.99)
  1. a. IM: Inner Mongolia
  2. b. When calculating the pooled prevalence rate either before or after 1998 respectively, the studies that spanned 1998 were excluded. In that case, number of total literatures is bigger than the sum of literature number before 1998 and after 1998.