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Table 1 Characteristics of subjects in low- and high responders

From: Mitogen-activated protein kinase eight polymorphisms are associated with immune responsiveness to HBV vaccinations in infants of HBsAg(+)/HBeAg(−) mothers

Variants Low responders (N = 41) High responders (N = 668) P
Gestational age (month) 39.0±1.4 38.9±1.4 0.761
Birth weight (kg) 3.4±0.4 3.4±0.5 0.533
Delivery mode (natural) 16(39.0%) 178(26.6%) 0.084
Gender (male) 21(51.2%) 353(52.8%) 0.840
Feeding pattern (breast) 8(19.5%) 259(38.8%) 0.013
Ab titers (mIU/ml) 1.6±0.4 3.2±0.5 < 0.001
  1. Ab titers were transformed to their logarithms