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Table 4 Seroprevalence of HBV from Jan 2012 – Dec 2014 in terms of 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

Year Sex HBV Total
Male Female
Positive Negative Total Positive Negative Total Positive Negative
2012 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 %)
2013 15 (11.2 %) 61 (45.5 %) 76 (56.7 %) 11 (8.2 %) 47 (35.1 %) 58 (43.3 %) 26 (19.4 %) 108 (80.6 %) 134 (100 %)
2014 8 (5.3 %) 62 (41.3 %) 70 (46.7 %) 7 (4.8 %) 73 (48.7 %) 80 (53.33 %) 15 (10 %) 135 (90 %) 150 (100 %)
Total 61 (22.8 %) 206 (77.2 %) 267 (100 %) 41 (19.1 %) 174 (80.9 %) 215 (100 %) 102 (21.2 %) 380 (78.8 %) 482 (100 %)