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Table 2 Seroprevalence of hepatitis E IgG in HBsAg-positive group and HBsAg- negative group by age and gender in Zhangqiu and Rushan

From: Comparison of hepatitis E virus seroprevalence between HBsAg-positive population and healthy controls in Shandong province, China

  HBsAg-positive group HBsAg-negative group P value#*
Number detected Positive, n (%, 95% CI) Number detected Positive, n (%, 95% CI)
Zhangqiu county
 Total 1026 94 (9.16,7.47–11.09) 1029 112 (10.88, 9.05–12.95) 0.21
Age (yrs)
 0- 53 0 (0.00, 0–6.72) 38 4 (10.53, 2.94–24.80) 0.03
 30- 157 5 (3.18, 1.04–7.28) 167 7 (4.19, 1.70–8.44) 0.77
 40- 275 18 (6.55, 3.92–10.15) 275 21 (7.64, 4.79–11.44) 0.74
 50- 232 10 (4.31, 2.09–7.78) 237 24 (10.13, 6.60–14.69) 0.02
 60- 217 33 (15.21, 10.70–20.69) 217 29 (13.36, 9.14–18.63) 0.68
 70- 92 28 (30.43, 21.27–40.90) 95 27 (28.42, 1.96–38.60) 0.87
Gender
 Male 520 48 (9.23, 6.88–12.05) 500 52 (10.40, 7.86–13.41) 0.60
 Female 506 46 (9.09, 6.73–11.94) 1029 112 (10.88, 9.05–12.95) 0.33
Rushan county
 Total 1022 389 (38.06, 35.07–41.19) 1025 407 (39.71, 36.70–42.78) 0.47
Age (yrs)
 0- 67 5 (7.46, 2.47–16.56) 73 15 (20.55, 11.98–31.62) 0.027
 30- 74 25 (33.78, 23.19–45.18) 78 26 (33.33, 23.06–44.92) 1.00
 40- 234 95 (40.60, 34.25–47.19) 234 94 (40.17, 33.84–46.76) 1.00
 50- 337 132 (39.17, 33.92–44.60) 340 139 (40.88, 35.61–46.76) 0.70
 60- 226 103 (45.58, 38.96–52.31) 225 100 (44.44, 37.84–51.20) 0.85
 70- 84 29 (34.52, 24.48–45.69) 75 33 (44.00, 32.55–55.94) 0.26
Gender
 Male 516 216 (41.86, 37.56–46.25) 525 229 (43.62, 39.33–47.98) 0.57
 Female 506 173 (34.19, 30.06–38.50) 500 178 (35.60, 31.40–39.97) 0.64
  1. # Comparison between HBsAg positive and negative participants
  2. *Fisher exact test