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Table 3 Comparison of the HCC and non-HCC patients' number and viral load stratified by ages

From: High hepatitis B virus load is associated with hepatocellular carcinomas development in Chinese chronic hepatitis B patients: a case control study

Age range
(years)
Patients number (%) viral load (Log10 IU/ml, mean ± SD)
  HCC non-HCC P value HCC non-HCC P value
All 90 (100) 90 (100) 1.000 4.73 ± 1.71 3.90 ± 2.01 0.003
≥ 60 25 (27.8) 22 (24.4) 0.611 4.48 ± 1.80 3.56 ± 1.35 0.056
50-59 29 (32.2) 32 (35.6) 0.637 5.20 ± 1.52 3.98 ± 2.21 0.015
40-49 27 (30.0) 27 (30.0) 1.000 4.20 ± 1.85 4.20 ± 2.09 0.996
< 40 9 (10.0) 9 (10.0) 1.000 5.51 ± 0.94 3.61 ± 2.46 0.046