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Table 1 Demographic and clinical characteristics among hepatitis B positive and negative patients

From: Uptake of hepatitis B-HIV co-infection screening and management in a resource limited setting

Characteristics Hepatitis B positive N = 359 Hepatitis B negative N = 7683 P value
Male gender N (%) 189 (52.6%) 2795 (36.4%) <0.0001
Median Age (IQR) in years 38 (32, 45) 39 (32, 46) 0.119
WHO stage N (%) 3&4 220 (61.3%) 4388 (57.1%) 0.156
Median CD4 count at hepatitis B test (IQR) cells/μL 423 (269, 600) 483 (325, 657) <0.0001
Ever used ART 337 (93.9%) 7079(92.1%) 0.231
Current ART regimen N (%)
 First line 316 (88.0%) 6569 (85.5%) 0.101
 Second line ART 20 (5.6%) 507 (6.6%)  
 Third line ART 1 (0.3%) 1 (0.01%)  
Median time (days, IQR) from ART start to hepatitis B test 74 (27, 399) 105 (28, 596) < 0.0001
Active 289 (83.2%) 6801 (88.5%) <0.0001
Dead 23 (6.5%) 179 (2.3%)  
Lost 5 (1.4%) 118 (1.5%)  
Transferred out 33 (9.6%) 585 (7.7%)