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Table 4 The distribution of age in EBV-positive patients (age ≥8 months)

From: The impact of serological features in Chinese children with primary or past Epstein–Barr virus infections

Infection status Age (months)
8–11 12–23 24–35 36–59 ≥60
Primary infection (n = 60) 6 (21.4%) 13 (26.0%) 13 (24.5%) 13 (18.6%) 15 (19.0%)
Past infection (n = 95) 1 (3.6%)** 7 (14.0%)## 19 (35.9%)* 31 (44.3%)*# 37 (46.8%)*#
Orphaned VCA-IgG (n = 9) 1 (3.6%) 2 (4.0%) 2 (3.8%) 2 (2.9%) 2 (2.5%)
No infection (n = 116) 20 (71.4%)** 28 (56.0%) 19 (35.9%)* 24 (34.3%)* 25 (31.7%)*
Total 28 50 53 70 79
  1. P < 0.05 between * and **, and between # and ##.