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Table 3 Distribution of transfusion transmitted infection by socio demographic factors at Jijiga blood bank, Ethiopian Somali Region between 2010 and 2013 (n = 4224)

From: Seroprevalence of transfusion transmitted infection among blood donors at Jijiga blood bank, Eastern Ethiopia: retrospective 4 years study

 Socio demographic variable Tested HBsAg +ve (%) HCV +ve (%) HIV +ve (%) Syphilis +ve (%) Total
Age group
 16–35 3173 338 (10.7 %) 11 (0.3 %) 2 (0.1 %) 3 (0.1 %) 354 (11.2 %)
 36–45 836 97 (11.6 %) 5 (0.6 %) 4 (0.5 %) 1 (0.1 %) 107 (12.8 %)
 >45 215 25 (11.6 %) 1 (0.5 %) 0 (0) 0 (0) 26 (12.1 %)
  4224 460 (10.9 %) 17 (0.4 %) 6 (0.1 %) 4 (0.1 %) 487 (11.5 %)
Statistical significance  P = 0.68 P = 0.58 P = 0.01 P = 0.87 P = 0.4
Sex
 Male 4171 460 (11 %) 16 (0.4 %) 5 (0.1 %) 4 (0.1 %) 485 (11.6 %)
 Female 53 0 (0) 1 (1.9 %) 1 (1.9 %) 0 (0) 2 (3.8 %)
 Total 4224 460 (10.9 %) 17 (0.4 %) 6 (0.4 %) 4 (0.1 %) 487 (11.5 %)
Statistical significance  P = 0.01 P = 0.08 P = 0.07 P = 0.95 P = 0.07