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Table 4 The effect of hepatitis B viral infection on tuberculosis (n = 3537)

From: Impacts of hepatitis B and hepatitis C co-infection with tuberculosis, a prospective cohort study

  Hepatitis B positive Hepatitis B negative X2 P-value
Frequency Percentage Frequency Percentage
Treatment outcome Good 368 68.9 2688 89.5 162 < 0.01
Bad 166 31.1 315 10.5
Retreatment category Yes 250 46.8 251 8.4 552 < 0.01
No 284 43.2 2752 91.6
Severity of tuberculosis Severe 427 80 616 20.5 771 < 0.01
Not severe 107 20 2387 79.5
  1. The impacts of hepatitis B viral infection on tuberculosis were presented. The effects of hepatitis B viral infection on tuberculosis treatment outcome (Good, Bad), re-treatment category (Yes, No), and severity of tuberculosis (Severe, not severe) were presented using the X2 with its associated P-values
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