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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of military personnel and sero-prevalence of HBV and HCV at Bahir Dar armed force general hospital, 2015

From: Prevalence of hepatitis B and C viruses infection among military personnel at Bahir Dar Armed Forces General Hospital, Ethiopia

Variable Total n (%) HBV HCV
Positive n (%) Negative n (%) Positive n (%) Negative n (%)
Sex
 Female 41 (10.2) 2 (4.9) 39 (95.1) 0 41 (100)
 Male 362 (89.8) 15 (4.2) 347 (95.8) 1 (0.3) 361 (99.7)
Age (years)
 20–29 160 (39.7) 3 (1.9) 157 (98.1) 0 160 (100)
 30–39 172 (42.6) 6 (3.5) 166 (96.5) 0 172 (100)
 40+ 71 (17.6) 8 (11.3) 63 (88.7) 1 (1.4) 70 (98.5)
Residence
 Urban 319 (79.2) 12 (3.8) 307 (96.2) 1 (0.3) 318 (99.7)
 Rural 84 (20.8) 5 (6.0) 79 (94.0) 0 84 (100)
Educational status
 Elementary 26 (6.5) 0 26 (100) 0 26 (100)
 High school 183 (45.4) 11 (6) 172 (93.9) 1 (0.5) 182 (99.5)
 Collage+ 194 (48.1) 6 (3.1) 188 (96.9) 0 194 (100)
Religion
 Orthodox 325 (80.6) 14 (4.3) 311(95.7) 1 (0.3) 324 (99.7)
 Muslim 42 (10.4) 2 (4.8) 40 (95.2) 0 42 (100)
 Others 36 (8.9) 1 (2.8) 35 (97.2) 0 36 (100)
Marital status
 Single 178 (44.2) 5 (2.8) 173 (97.2) 0 178 (100)
 Married 215 (53.3) 12 (5.6) 203 (94.4) 1 (0.5) 214 (99.5)
 Widowed 2 (0.5) 0 2 (100) 0 2 (100)
 Divorced 8 (2.0) 0 8 (100) 0 8 (100)
Work experience (year)
 <10 179 (44.4) 5 (2.8) 174 (97.2) 0 179 (100)
 10–20 183 (45.4) 10 (5.5) 173 (94.5) 1 (0.5) 182 (99.5)
 20+ 41(10.2) 2 (4.9) 39 (95.1) 0 41 (100)