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Table 1 Characteristics of anti-HEV positive and negative patients in relation to HEV coinfection.

From: Hepatitis E virus infection in hemodialysis patients: A seroepidemiological survey in Iran

Characteristics Anti-HEV positive (n = 24) Anti-HEV negative (n = 300) P
Age (year)a 58.7 ± 12 53 ± 15.3 NS
Sex (M/F) 15/9 175/125 NS
Incidence of blood transfusion 3.5 ± 6.6 2.5 ± 7 NS
HBV-positive patients 0/24 (0%) 15/300 (5%) NS
Anti-HCV-positive patients 2/24 (8.3%) 64/300 (21.3%) NS
  1. HBV, hepatitis B virus; HCV, hepatitis C virus; HD, hemodialysis; NS, not significant.
  2. aExpressed as the mean ± SD.