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Table 2 Demographic variables of individual Infections among reactive and non-reactive blood donors

From: Prevalence of transfusion transmissible infections in blood donors of Pakistan

Characteristics HBsAg (n=290) Anti HCV (n=307) MP (n=12) Syphilis (n=357)
Non react. React P-value Non Ract. React P-value Not seen Seen P-value Non react. React P-value
Age groups  
 18–25 8314 156 0.847 8340 131 0.616 8468 7 0.987 8291 170 0.177
 26–35 6394 111 0.745 6364 144 0.063 6501 5 0.988 6357 154 0.357
 More than 35* 1604 23   1591 32   1629 0   1597 33 0.861
Gender  
 Female 45 0 0.998 44 1 0.504 45 0 0.998 45 0 0.998
 Male* 16267 290 16251 306 16541 12 16186 357
Occupation  
 Student* 1508 54   2496 54   1770 0   2077 36  
 Businessman 4076 77 0.924 3796 77 0.986 3182 5 0.999 3727 28 0.220
 Driver 3776 52 0.977 3596 61 0.997 4753 3 0.997 3486 50 0.593
 Office Employee 2776 32 0.982 2848 41 0.996 3640 0 0.97 3736 22 0.989
 Construction worker/laborer 4176 75 0.977 3559 74 0.997 3245 4 0.995 3219 221 0.000
Education  
 Illiterate* 6408 169 0.975 5242 178 0.972 6185 6 0.095 5192 233 0.686
 Literate 9904 121 11053 129 10405 6 11053 124
Number of donations  
 Repeat donation* 4783 106 0.986 4506 134 0.984 6203 2 0.936 4419 128 0.053
 First donation 11529 184 11789 173 10387 10 11826 229
Marital status  
 Divorced* 2259 74   1480 81   4873 1   1513 13  
 Unmarried 8327 136 0.00 7765 146 0.985 7911 5 0.959 7837 83 0.001
 Married 5726 80 0.987 7050 80 0.979 3806 6 0.938 6895 261 0.015
Residential status  
 Rural 5852 103 0.994 7748 158 0.999 6802 6 0.948 7670 267 0.826
 Urban* 10460 187 8547 149 9788 6 8575 90
  1. *reference category