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Table 2 Comparison of prevalence rates between 2004 and 2011 in the different regions for each serological marker

From: Prevalence and trends of markers of hepatitis B virus, hepatitis C virus and human Immunodeficiency virus in Argentine blood donors

  HBsAg   Anti-HBc   Anti-HCV   Anti-HIV  
Region 2004 2011 p 2004 2011 p 2004 2011 p 2004 2011 p
NW 0.660 0.451 0.001 4.623 5.221 0.004 0.618 0.660 0.572 0.112 0.131 0.578
NE 0.371 0.291 0.054 2.809 3.163 0.004 0.509 0.335 <0.001 0.091 0.124 0.164
South 0.254 0.223 0.560 1.895 1.570 0.025 0.513 0.446 0.351 0.075 0.247 <0.001
West 0.419 0.280 0.009 1.728 1.702 0.823 0.659 0.434 <0.001 0.080 0.131 0.068
Center 0.416 0.151 <0.001 2.110 1.466 <0.001 0.753 0.436 <0.001 0.247 0.200 <0.001
CABA public 0.282 0.181 <0.001 2.946 2.077 <0.001 0.945 0.641 <0.001 0.292 0.308 0.617
CABA private 0.090 0.090 1.000 1.945 1.085 <0.001 0.507 0.287 <0.001 0.150 0.104 0.070
TOTAL 0.336 0.198 <0.001 2.391 2.007 <0.001 0.721 0.460 <0.001 0.208 0.190 0.066