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Table 2 HBsAg prevalence by demographic characteristics

From: Hepatitis B virus infections and risk factors among the general population in Anhui Province, China: an epidemiological study

Variable   Frequency Prevalence (%)
Urban/Rural Urban 4 285 7.5
  Rural 4 590 7.4
Gender Male 3 838 8.2*
  Female 5 037 6.8
Ethnicity Han 8 845 7.4
  Other 30 10.0
Occupation (for age group 15-59 years) Worker 2 331 8.7
  Farmer 2 083 8.2
  Student 1 155 6.1
  Civil servant 428 7.5
  Health worker 14 14.3
  Service worker 177 5.6
  Other 284 10.2
Occupation (60+) Worker 1 0.0
  Farmer 1 125 8.6
  Civil servant 88 4.5
  Health worker 6 16.7
  Service worker 24 0.0
  Other 185 9.7
Education (aged 15-59 years) Illiterate 1 304 7.1
  Primary school 953 8.7
  Middle school 1 908 8.2
  Middle school   
  High school 1 247 9.1
  College 1 060 6.7
Education (60+) Illiterate 815 7.6
  Primary school 365 9.9
  Middle school 170 8.2
  High school 57 10.5
  College 22 9.1
Marriage status (15-59) Unmarried 1 161 7.4
  Married 5 137 7.9
  Widowed 174 13.2
Marriage status (60+) Unmarried 25 8.0
  Married 1 036 8.8
  Widowed 368 7.3
Vaccinated (0-14) Yes 807 2.0
  No 167 4.2
Vaccinated (15+) Yes 2 017 6.2*
  No 5 884 8.7
  1. * P < 0.01