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Table 1 Characteristics of patients with chronic HBV infection

From: The association between Fc gamma RIIb expression levels and chronic hepatitis B virus infection progression

Characteristics Health control HBV carrier Chronic hepatitis B P value
Patients 24 64 55  
Age     
Mean ± SD 46.0 ± 12.3 41.2 ± 11.8 40.6 ± 11.4 0.143
Media (Range) 44 (23–67) 41 (16–65) 41 (18–64) 0.183
Gender (%)
 Male 10 (41.7%) 38 (59.4%) 39 (70.9%) 0.047
 Female 14 (58.3%) 26 (40.6%) 16 (29.1%)
HBeAg (%)a
 Positive   22 (34.4%) 38 (74.5%)  < 0.001
 Negative   42 (65.6%) 13 (25.5%)
 HBV-DNA (log10 copies/ml)   4.4 ± 2.5 6.1 ± 1.9  < 0.001
Mean ± SD
 ALT (U/L)   22.9 (16.1–35.5) 91.7 (68.1–184.1)  < 0.001
 Media (Range)
AST (U/L)   23.1 (19.8–31.0) 70.1 (45.9–103.8)  < 0.001
 Media (Range)
γ-GT (U/L)   17.8 (12.3–27.8) 50.0 (26.2–82.3)  < 0.001
Median (Range)  
ALP 9U/L)   68.5 (56.6–81.8) 72.2 (60.3–89.7)  < 0.001
Media (Range)  
Albumin (g/L)   44.9 (42.1–46.5) 41.7 (39.9–44.6)  < 0.001
Mean ± SD  
  1. HBeAg, hepatitis B e antigen; ALT, alanine amino transferase; AST, aspartate amino transferase; γ-GT, γ-glutamyl transpeptidase; ALP, alkaline phosphatase
  2. aData for 4 patients were not available