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Table 1 Comparison on the characteristics of 211 treatment naïve patients by hepatitis activity

From: Correlation between polymorphisms in toll-like receptor genes and the activity of hepatitis B virus among treatment-naïve patients: a case-control study in a Han Chinese population

Variables Mild chronic hepatitis Moderate and severe chronic hepatitis P value
  Number (%) Number (%)  
Gender
 Male 93(61.6) 50(83.3)  
 Female 58(38.4) 10(16.7) 0.002a
 Ageb 30.70(7.09) 31.10(7.86) 0.717
 BMIb 21.40(2.94) 22.36(3.37) 0.040a
Marital Status
 Single 40(26.5) 19(31.7)  
 Married 108(71.5) 41(68.3)  
 Divorced 3(2.0) 0(0.0) 0.513
Smoking Status
 Smokers 17(11.3) 13(21.7)  
 Never-smokers 134(88.7) 47(78.3) 0.051
Alcohol consumption
 No 20(13.2) 14(23.3)  
 Yes 131(86.8) 46(76.7) 0.072
Family history of hepatitis B
 No 95(62.9) 47(78.3)  
 Yes 56(37.1) 13(21.7) 0.031a
HBV genotype
 Genotype B 123(81.5) 48(80.0)  
 Genotype C 28(18.5) 12(20.0) 0.808
  1. a P < 0.05
  2. bData was presented in the form of mean (standard deviation)