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Table 2 Demographics of individuals previously infected with HBV

From: Hepatitis B virus (HBV)-specific T-cell responses to recombinant HBV core protein in patients with normal liver function and co-infected with chronic HBV and human immunodeficiency virus 1 (HIV-1)

Parameter Without HIV coinfection With HIV coinfection P value
No. of patients 16 14  
Gender (no. male/female) 9/7 13/1 0.039a
Age    
[median(range)] (yr) 31 (23-46) 33 (23-54) NSb
ALT    
[median(range)] (U/L) 13(4-30) 15.5 (3-50)c NSb
HBV DNAd    
[median(range)] <500 <500 NSb
HIV RNAd    
[median(range)] NA 4.45 (0-4.93) NA
CD4 T cell count    
[median(range)] (cells/ul) NA 323 (76-640) NA
  1. NS not significant, NA not applicable, aFisher’s exact test; bMann-Whitney U test; conly one patient had an ALT >40 U/L; dlog10.