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Table 1 Characteristics and HBV genotypes frequencies among 139 HBV-infected patients

From: Hepatitis B virus: molecular genotypes and HBeAg serological status among HBV-infected patients in the southeast of Brazil

HBsAg Positive Patients   N = 139 (%)
Gender M/F 89/50 (64/36)
Mean Age 42 ± 14.5  
Range of age (years) 7-80  
  Caucasian 117 (84.2)
Race Asian 2 (1.4)
  African Brazilian 20 (14.4)
Risk factors Uncertain 85 (61)
  Parenteral 28 (20)
  Sexual 15 (11)
  Vertical 11 (8)
Genotype A 76 (55)
  C 4 (3)
  D 53 (38)
  F 6 (4)
Subtype adr 4 (2.9)
  adw2 67 (48.2)
  adw4 6 (4.3)
  ayw 62 (44.6)
HBeAg Positive 42 (30)
HBeAg Negative 97 (70)
Inactive carrier ALT<1.3 ULN 83 (60)
Chronic hepatitis ALT>1.3 ULN 56 (40)
qALT medium 2.03  
  1. ALT = alanine aminotransferase
  2. ULN = unit limit normal
  3. q = coefficient of ALT = U/ULN