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Table 1 Seroprevalence of HBV in the year 2012 by age and sex of the patients at THMH, Sekota, Northern Ethiopia, 2015

From: Seroprevalence of hepatitis B virus surface antigen (HBsAg) among clients visiting ‘Tefera Hailu’ memorial hospital, Sekota, Northern Ethiopia

Age in Years Sex HBV Total
Male Female
Positive Negative Total Positive Negative Total Positive Negative
0–14 2 (1.0 %) 12 (6.1 %) 14 (7.1 %) 1 (0.5 %) 4 (2.0 %) 5 (2.5 %) 3 (1.5 %) 16 (8.1 %) 19 (9.6 %)
15-45 25 (12.6 %) 54 (27.3 %) 79 (39.9 %) 15 (7.6 %) 43 (21.7 %) 58 (29.3 %) 40 (20.2 %) 97 (49.0 %) 137 (69.2 %)
>45 11 (5.6 %) 17 (8.6 %) 28 (14.1 %) 7 (3.5 %) 7 (3.5 %) 14 (7.1 %) 18 (9.1 %) 24 (12.1 %) 42 (21.2 %)
Total 38 (19.2 %) 83 (41.9 %) 121 (61.1 %) 23 (11.6 %) 54 (27.3 %) 77 (38.9 %) 61 (30.8 %) 137 (69.2 %) 198 (100 %)