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Table 2 Comparison of mean ALT and AST levels between HBV infected cases and controls

From: Genetic diversity, viraemic and aminotransferases levels in chronic infected hepatitis B patients from Cameroon

Enzyme (IU/mL) Cases
N = 81
Mean ± SD
Control
N = 50
Mean ± SD
Mean difference [SE] p value Adjusted mean difference [SE]a p value
AST 16.69 ± 6.88 12.78 ± 4.60 3.91 [1.10] 0.001 4.21 [1.19] 0.001
ALT 15.39 ± 7.08 9.94 ± 4.17 5.45 [1.10] < 0.001 5.69 [1.31] <0.001
  1. SD standard deviation, SE standard error, AST aspartate aminotransferase, ALT alanine aminotransferase
  2. aAdjusted for age and sex