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Table 2 HBV infection by sociodemographic characteristics of study population (N = 2216)

From: World hepatitis day in Burkina Faso, 2017: seroprevalence and vaccination against hepatitis B virus to achieve the 2030 elimination goal

Variables HBV % P value
Positive/Total   
Sex
 Female 96/1221 7.8 < 0.001
 Male 134/995 13.4  
Age
  ≤ 20 19/545 3.5 Ref
 21–30 81/719 11.3 0.0001
 31–40 75/516 14.5 0.0001
 41–50 31/207 15.0 0.0001
> 50 24/229 10.5 0.0001
Activity
 Pupil/Student 64/843 7.6 Ref
 Trader 21/164 12.8 0.0280
 Civil servant 65/530 12.2 0.0038
 Housewife 22/278 7.9 0.8612
 Informal sector 58/401 14.4 0.0001
Marital status
 Single 150/1290 11.6
 Widow and divorced 2/40 5.0 0.2958
 Married 98/886 11.1 0.6826