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Table 4 Age distribution of blood donors with Hepatitis B Virus serological markers

From: Hepatitis B Core IgM antibody (anti-HBcIgM) among hepatitis B Surface antigen (HBsAg) negative blood donors in Nigeria

   Positive (%)   Positive (%)
Age No tested HBsAg HBsAb HBcIgM No tested HBeAg HBeAb
18-23 49 8(16.3) 6(12.2) 4(8.2) 19 2(10.5) 6(31.6)
24-29 18 5(27.8) 2(11.1) 4(22.2) 6 0(0) 2(33.3)
30-35 13 1(7.7) 3(23.1) 3(23.1) 10 0(0) 2(20.0)
36-41 10 3(30.0) 2(20.0) 1(10.0) 8 1(12.5) 1(12.5)
42-47 2 1(50.0) 1(50.0) 0(0) 2 0(0) 1(50.0)
TOTAL 92 18(19.6) 14(15.2) 12(13.0) 45 4(8.9) 12(26.7)