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Table 3 Demographic, risk factors, and clinical data of females with positive versus negative hepatitis markers

From: Screening for chronic hepatitis C and chronic hepatitis B infections among pregnant females: a cross-sectional study

  HCV positive (n = 28) HBV positive (n = 30) Negative hepatitis markers (n = 339) P
Age
Median (IQR)
28 (23-29.5) 24.5 (21-29) 28 (22-30) 0.5
Residence
Rural/urban
12/16 16/14 190/149 0.4
DM* 4 (14.28%) 4 (13.33%) 31 (9.14%) 0.5
Hypertension* 0 5 (16.67%) 23 (6.78%) 0.04
Blood transfusion* 1 (3.57%) 3 (10%) 26 (7.67%) 0.6
Previous operations* 2 (7.14%) 5 (16.67%) 40 (11.80%) 0.6
Family history of liver disease* 2 (7.14%) 1 (3.33%) 33 (9.73%) 0.6
History of abortion* 6 (21.43%) 4 (13.33%) 43 (12.68%) 0.4
History of preterm labor* 2 (7.14%) 0 24 (7.08%) 0.4
History of stillbirth* 2 (7.14%) 3 (10%) 25 (7.37%) 0.8
Complicated previous pregnancies* 3 (10.7%) 0 20 (5.90%) 0.2
  1. *Data are given as number (%)