Journal of Blood Transfusion / 2012 / Article / Tab 2

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 2

Seroprevalence of HIV, HBV, and HCV coinfections according to sex among blood donors.

SexCo-infection VIH-VHB
Co-infection VIH-VHC
Co-infection VHB-VHC
Co-infection VIH-VHB-VHC
Positive (%)Negative
(%)
Total
(%)
Positive
(%)
Negative (%)Total
(%)
Positive
(%)
Negative
(%)
Total
(%)
Positive (%)Negative
(%)
Total
(%)

Male32
(0.74)
4303
(99.26)
4335
(100)
3
(0.07)
4333
(99.93)
4336
(100)
9
(0.21)
4326
(99.79)
4336
(100)
2
(0.05)
4333
(99.95)
4335 (100)
Female4
(1.30)
304
(98.70)
308
(100)
0
(0.00)
308
(100.00)
308
(100)
1
(0.32)
307
(99.68)
308
(100)
0
(0.00)
308
(100.00)
308 (100)

Total36
(0.78)
4607
(99.22)
4643
(100)
3
(0.06)
4644 (99.94)4644
(100)
10
(0.22)
4633
(99.78)
4644
(100)
2
(0.04)
4641
(99.96)
4643
(100)

value0.2790.6440.6680.706

In Table 2, the results of coinfections with HIV, HBV, and HCV among blood donors are presented by blood donor sex. The proportion of blood donors with a positive coinfection was compared by sex group using the chi-square test.

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