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Table 4 Comparative statistics of antibody reactivity to HCV antigens in the studied groups

From: Characterization of differential antibody production against hepatitis C virus in different HCV infection status

HCV peptide Groups tested, n
  HCW Presumably uninfected p Presumably uninfected Chronic p HCW Chronic p
Core 1          
 negative 23 29 0.003 29 3 <0.001 23 3 <0.001
 positive 54 27   27 31   54 31  
Core 2          
 negative 24 30 <0.001 30 8 0.001 24 8 <0.001
 positive 53 26   26 26   53 26  
E 2          
 negative 55 51 0.017 51 22 0.002 55 22 0.29
 positive 22 5   5 12   22 12  
NS3          
 negative 27 12 <0.001 12 1 0.002 27 1 <0.001
 positive 50 44   44 33   50 33  
NS4          
 negative 41 47 0.001 47 11 <0.001 41 11 <0.001
 positive 36 9   9 23   36 23  
NS5          
 negative 56 51 0.018 51 19 <0.001 56 19 0.011
 positive 21 5   5 15   21 15