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Epidemiological Profile and Risk Factors for Acquiring HBV and/or HCV in HIV-Infected Population Groups in Nepal

Table 1

Epidemiological characteristics of HBV and HCV infections in 579 HIV-infected patients in Nepal.

CharacteristicAnti-HBsAg+
(percentage, %) 
Anti-HCV IgM+
(percentage, %) 

Age (years)
<205 (0.86)1 (0.17)
21–407 (1.20)6 (1.03)
41–598 (1.38)8 (1.38)
>601 (0.17)2 (0.34)
Total2117
χ24.4227.853
0.219
Sex
Male13 (2.24)13 (2.24)
Female8 (1.38)4 (0.69)
Transgender
χ21.2920.203
0.5240.903
CD4 count (cells/μL)403.19 ± 328.53272.04 ± 181.82
Marital status
Married13 (2.24)14 (2.41)
Unmarried8 (1.38)2 (0.34)
Divorced1 (0.17)
Widowed
χ25.58310.304
0.134
Education
Postsecondary school3 (0.51)1 (0.17)
Secondary school9 (1.55)8 (1.38)
Primary school4 (0.69)3 (0.51)
Illiterate5 (0.86)5 (0.86)
χ22.9655.468
0.3970.141
Key population
Labour migrants3 (0.51)
Blood transfusion1 (0.17)
Female sex worker2 (0.34)
Intravenous drug user3 (0.51)15 (2.59)
Male sex worker5 (0.86)2 (0.34)
Spouse of labour migrants5 (0.86)
Transvertical2 (0.34)
χ220.8351.564
0.022

is considered as significant.

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