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Table 2 HBsAg results in relation to clinical and demographic characteristics

From: High sero-prevalence of hepatitis B virus and human immunodeficiency virus infections among pregnant women attending antenatal clinic at Temeke municipal health facilities, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania: a cross sectional study

Variables HBsAg positive n = 20 HBsAg negative n = 229 p-value
Age, median (IQR) 28 (23.5–31) 25 (22–29) 0.13*
Age groups
  < 24 8 (7.0) 106 (93.0)  
 25–30 7 (8.14) 79 (91.9) 0.79
  > 31 5 (10.2) 44 (89.8)  
Education status
 Primary 12 (12.5) 84 (87.5) 0.04
 Secondary/College 8 (5.2) 145 (94.8)  
Marital status
 Single/divorced 1 (1.9) 52 (98.1) 0.047#
 Married/Cohabit 19 (9.7) 177 (90.3)  
Occupation status
 Unemployed 10 (15.6) 54 (84.4) 0.01
 Employed/student 10 (5.4) 175 (94.6)  
HIV status
 Positive 7 (16.3) 36 (83.7) 0.029
 Negative 13 (6.3) 193 (93.7)  
  1. *Wilcox ranksum test p-value; #Fisher’s exact p-value