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Table 2 Prevalence of HBV and HCV with ELISA among study participants in Gambella, Ethiopia, 2018 (n = 453)

From: Prevalence and associated risk factors for Hepatitis B and C viruses among refugees in Gambella, Ethiopia

Variables HBsAg Anti-HCV Total
Positive (%) Negative (%) Positive (%) Negative (%)
Sex Female 25 (6.8) 345 (93.2) 5 (1.4) 365 (98.6) 370
Male 8 (9.6) 75 (90.4) 4 (4.8) 79 (95.2) 83
Age category 18–29 15 (6.5) 216 (93.5) 5 (2.2) 226 (97.8) 231
30–41 13 (12.1) 94 (87.9) 3 (2.8) 104 (97.2) 107
> 41 5 (4.3) 110 (95.7) 1 (0.01) 114 (99.99) 115
Marital status Single 1 (4.0) 24 (96.0) 0 (0) 25 (100) 25
Married 29 (7.7) 350 (92.3) 9 (2.4) 370 (97.6) 379
Divorced 1 (4.5) 21 (95.5) 0 (0) 22 (100) 22
Widowed 2 (7.4) 25 (92.6) 0 (0) 27 (100) 27
Educational status Illiterate 7 (4.2) 158 (95.8) 4 (2.4) 161 (97.6) 165
Elementary 20 (12.0) 146 (88.0) 5 (3.0) 161 (97.0) 166
High school 5 (4.8) 99 (95.2) 0 (0) 104 (100) 104
University 1 (5.6) 17 (94.4) 0 (0) 18 (100) 18
  1. HBsAg Hepatitis B surface antigen, ELISA Enzyme Linked Immunosorbent Assay, HCV Hepatitis C virus