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Table 2 Prevalence of serological markers of hepatitis B virus in people living in poverty. Goiânia, Goiás, Central-West Region of Brazil, 2016

From: Epidemiology of hepatitis B virus infection in people living in poverty in the central-west region of Brazil

Serological markers N = 378 % 95.0% CI
HbsAg + Total anti-HBc 3 0.8 0.3–2.3
Total Anti-HBc + anti-HBs 29 7.7 5.4–10.8
Total Anti-HBc isolated 5 1.3 0.5–3.0
IgM Anti-HBc 0 0 0
Some exposure markers 37 9.8 7.2–13.2
Anti-Hbs isolated 96 25.4 21.3–30.0
Absence of marker (susceptible) 245 64.8 59.9–69.5
  1. Abbreviations: HbsAg: Hepatitis B surface antigen; Total anti-HBc: antibody to HBV core antigen; anti-HBs: hepatitis B surface antibody; IgM Anti-HBc: IgM antibody to hepatitis B core antigen; 95.0% CI: 95.0% Confidence Interval