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Table 2 HCV viral load in patients from different genders of various regions of Punjab

From: Molecular epidemiology and viral load of HCV in different regions of Punjab, Pakistan

Genotype/subtype Viral load P value**
< 600,000 600,000-800,000 > 800,000
Genotype 3 294* 278 252 0.067
Other genotypes 71 42 58
Male 199 159 153 0.314
Female 166 161 157
Lahore
Genotype 3 79 87 74 0.112
Other genotypes 24 20 33
Faisalabad
Genotype 3 24 19 17 0.260
Other 4 1 5
Gujranwala
Genotype 3 40 31 37 0.932
Other 7 6 8
Gujrat
Genotype 3 31 41 26 0.527
Other 4 2 2
Sargodha
Genotype 3 13 18 15 0.397
Other genotypes 4 3 7
Silakot
Genotype 3 31 23 22 0.915
Other 7 4 5
Jhang
Genotype 3 30 25 22 0.821
Other 4 2 3
Mandi Baha ud Din
Genotype 3 53 36 30 0.278
Other 10 2 4
  1. *Number of samples belonging to respective sub-type and under respective viral load.
  2. **Chi Square statistics used to analyse both genotypes and viral loads.