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Table 3 Prevalence of hepatitis B among blood donors by demographic characteristics

From: Sero-prevalence of hepatitis B infection among blood donors in a secondary care hospital, Ghana (2014): a retrospective analysis

Variable # of donors # of HBs Ag positives Prevalence (%) 95% CI
Age group (years)
 <20 16 0 0.0 0.0–20.4
 20–29 289 19 6.6 4.3–10.0
 30–39 180 16 8.9 5.6–14.0
 ≥40 91 8 8.8 4.5–16.4
Sex
 Male 520 35 6.7 4.9–9.2
 Female 56 8 14.3 7.4–25.7
District of residence
 Adaklu 55 7 12.7 6.3–24.0
 Agortime-Ziope 10 1 10.0 1.8–40.4
 Ho municipal 369 25 6.8 4.6–9.8
 Ho west 111 7 6.3 3.1–12.5
 Others 31 3 9.7 3.4–24.9
 Total 576 43 7.5 5.6–9.9