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Table 1 Sociodemographic characteristics of pregnant women in Sana’a, Yemen seropositive for HBsAg and anti-HCV*

From: Epidemiology of hepatitis B and hepatitis C virus infections in pregnant women in Sana’a, Yemen

  Total women (N = 400) Women with HBSAg (N = 43) Women with anti HCV(34)
Age, years 26.8(5.7) 28.4(6.8) 27.2(6.0)
Gravidity 3.7(2.7) 4.6(3.1) 4.6(3.0)
Gestational age, weeks 27.1(6.9) 27.4(8.2) 26.9(5.8)
Education < secondary school 197(49.2) 26(60.5) 12(35.3)
Rural residence 112(28) 18(42.0) 12(35.3)
Blood transfusion 84(21.0) 10(23.3) 14(41.2)
Surgical operation 107(26.8) 13(30.2) 16(47.1)
Circumcision 22(5.5) 5(11.6) 1(2.9)
Home delivery 73(18.2) 13(30.2) 7(20.6)
Traditional scar 82 (20.5) 11(25.6) 12(35.3)
Dental manipulation 307(76.8) 7(16.3) 28(82.4)
History of miscarriage 152(38.0) 19(44.2) 17(50.0)
  1. *Data are shown as mean (SD) or n (%) as applicable.