Journal of Blood Transfusion / 2012 / Article / Tab 1

Research Article

High Rates of Hepatitis B and C and HIV Infections among Blood Donors in Cameroon: A Proposed Blood Screening Algorithm for Blood Donors in Resource-Limited Settings

Table 1

Prevalence of HIV, HBV, and HCV among blood donors.

SexHIV test
HBV test
HCV test

Total positive
Positive (%)Negative (%)Total (%)Positive (%)Negative (%)Total (%)Positive (%)Negative (%)Total (%)

Male192 (4.43)4144 (85.57)4336 (100)544 (12.55)3792 (87.45)4336 (100)65 (1.49)4271 (98.50)4336 (100)800 (18.5)
Female14 (4.55)294 (95.45)308 (100)20 (6.49)288 (93.51)308 (100)2 (0.65)306 (99.35)308 (100)37 (12)

Total206 (4.44)4438 (95.56)4644 (100)564 (12.14)4080 (87.86)4644 (100)67 (1.46)4577 (98.56)4644 (100)837 (18)

value0.9230.02 0.227

In Table 1, the results of HIV, HBV, and HCV tests are presented by blood donor sex. The proportion of blood donors with a positive test was compared by sex group using the chi-square test.

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