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Table 1 The worldwide prevalence of HBV and HCV among hemodialysis patients (The table was adopted from references 7 and 8)

From: Hepatitis B and C prevalence among hemodialysis patients in the West Bank hospitals, Palestine

Country Year HBVa HCVb
Total n° of patients Percent Total n° of patients Percent
Bahrain 2004 81 11.8 NAc NA
Belgian 2000 NA NA 1710 6.8
Brazil 2006 1095 29.8 NA NA
Brazil 2002 NA NA 795 16.5
Brazil 2001 NA NA 428 39
Germany 2002 NA NA 2796 6.1
Germany 1992 NA NA 122 3.3
Greece 2006 49 20.4 NA NA
Greece 2005 NA NA 366 24
India 2005 75 14.2 134 5.9
Indonesia 2002 NA NA 93 63.4
Indonesia 1996 NA NA 76 76.3
Iran 2005 324 4.6 NA NA
Iran 2003 NA NA 838 21.0
Israel 1999 NA NA 65 24.6
Jordan 2008 427 5.9 NA NA
Jordan 2002 NA NA 283 34.6
Kenya 2003 100 8 NA NA
Lebanon 1996 NA NA 317 27.0
Mexico 2004 NA NA 149 6.7
Morocco 2005 186 2 NA NA
Pakistan 2004 97 12.4 NA NA
Saudi Arabia 2001 67 10 NA NA
Spain 2005 86 20.9 NA NA
Switzerland 2000 1713 1.63 NA NA
Syria 1998 NA NA 120 75.0
Tunisia 2001 NA NA 4340 19.1
Turkey 2006 188 25 NA NA
USA 2001 252739 0.9 NA NA
Vietnam! 2013 113 7.0 113 6.0
Co-infection 1 %
  1. a HBV hepatitis B virus, b HCV hepatitis C virus. c NA not applicable!