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Table 2 Anti-HEV seropositive rates according to age groups and gender

From: Seroprevalence of anti-hepatitis E virus (HEV) in a Korean population: comparison of two commercial anti-HEV assays

  Number tested Seropositivities for :
Wantai % (95% CI) P-value Genelabs % (95% CI) P-value
Age group, years    0.011   0.029
20-29 24 12.5 (0–25.5)   8.3 (0–19.3)  
30-39 34 11.8 (0.8-22.8)   11.8 (0.8-22.8)  
40-49 41 19.5 (0–31.5)   9.8 (0.8-18.8)  
50-59 22 31.8 (12.8-50.8)   9.1 (0–21.1)  
> 59 26 46.1 (27.1-65.1)   34.6 (16.6-52.6)  
Gender    0.089   0.201
male 72 29.1 (19.1-39.1)   18.1 (9.1-27.1)  
female 75 17.3 (9.3-25.3)   11.7 (4.7-18.7)  
Total 147 23.1 (16.1-30.1)   14.3 (8.3-20.3)  
  1. CI, confidence interval.
  2. P values by chi-square test.