Table 3

Weighted mean HBsAg prevalence in the military and in pregnant women

Study group

%HBsAg prevalence (range)


Category

no.studies

N

n

Weighted mean all data

Weighted mean published data

P value

Reference


Pregnant Women

4

6215

137

1.70 (1.31, 9.30)

1.60 (1.31, 3.50)

0.50

[55-57] (hh)


Military

5

90914

3539

3.60 (2.16, 9.80)

3.83 (2.16, 9.80)

0.80

[58-61] (ii)


P value calculated by the two-sided Mann-Whitney test (difference in prevalence of all data and only published data)

Toy et al. BMC Infectious Diseases 2011 11:337   doi:10.1186/1471-2334-11-337

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