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Table 5 Prevalence of HBV infection in HIV-positive populations reported in different Brazilian studies.

From: Hepatitis B Virus infection in HIV-positive population in Brazil: results of a survey in the state of Mato Grosso and a comparative analysis with other regions of Brazil

Region (Main city) n Anti-HBc +ve HBsAg +ve IV drugs Year Reference
North (Belém) 406 51.0% (46.0–56.0) 7.9% (5.5–11.1) 10.6% (7.9–14.1) 2000 13
Central (Cuiabá) 1,000 40.0% (37.0–43.1) 3.7% (2.7–5.1) 2.4% (1.6–3.6) 2004 Present study
Southeast (Campinas) 226 44.0% (37.5–50.7) 5.3% (2.9–9.3) 29.0% (23.3–35.5) 1995 11
" (Ribeirão Preto) 401 40.9% (36.1–45.9) 8.5% (6.0–11.8) 22.2% (18.3–26.6) 2002 10
" (São Paulo) 1,693 38.6% (36.3–41.0) 5.7% (4.7–6.9) - 1996 12
South (Florianópolis) 93 71.2% (60.7–79.9) 24.3% (16.3–34.5) 36.5% (26.9–47.2) 1999 9