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Table 1 Socio-demographic and immunological features of HIV patients and relative seropositivity to HEV antigen or antibody in Fars Province, southern Iran

From: Seroprevalence of anti-hepatitis E antibodies and antigens among HIV-infected patients in Fars Province, southern Iran

Characteristics Frequency (No.) Percent (%) Positive for anti-HEV antibodies Positive for HEV antigens
  No. % No. %
aGender     
 Male 158 62.9 19 12 5 3.2
 Female 91 36.3 7 7.7 1 1.1
Age groups
  < 30 29 11.6 2 6.9 1 3.4
 30–39 97 38.6 11 11.3 3 3.1
 40–49 93 37.1 10 10.7 1 1.1
 50–59 15 6 1 6.7 1 6.7
  > 60 17 6.8 2 11.8 0 0
CD4+ count (cell/μl)
 0–100 19 7.6 2 10.5 0 0
 101–200 45 17.9 6 13.3 1 2.2
 201–500 114 45.4 9 7.9 3 2.6
  > 500 73 29.1 9 12.3 2 2.7
 Total 251 100 26 10.4 6 2.4
  1. a 2 patients are missing in the sex description
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