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Table 1 Anti-HEV prevalences for hunters, Wetteraukreis district, Hesse in Central Germany, 2013

From: Hepatitis E virus antibody prevalence in hunters from a district in Central Germany, 2013: a cross-sectional study providing evidence for the benefit of protective gloves during disembowelling of wild boars

   recomWell IgG assay Axiom assay
   Seroprevalence 95 % CI Seroprevalence 95 % CI
Age groups 20–29 0 % (0/7)   14 % (1/7) 0-43*
  30–39 0 % (0/9)   0 % (0/9)  
  40–49 16 % (4/25) 1.1–31 24 % (6/25) 7–41
  50–59 20 % (7/35) 6.4–34 43 % (15/35) 26–60
  60–69 19 % (7/36) 3.2–33 47 % (17/36) 31–64
  70–79 67 % (8/12) 39–95 67 % (8/12) 39–95
  80–89 0 % (0/2)   50 % (1/2) 0–100*
  Total 21 % (26/126) 13–28 38 % (48/126) 29–47
Sex male 20 % (24/118) 13–28 39 % (46/118) 30–48
  female 25 % (2/8) 0–57* 25 % (2/8) 0–57*
Hunting area East (E) 26 % (9/34) 11–42 52 % (17/34) 34–69
  Northwest (NW) 14 % (9/65) 5–22 31 % (20/65) 19–42
  Southwest (SW) 30 % (8/27) 12–47 41 % (11/27) 22–60