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Table 4 Percentages of elevated ALT in HBsAg-positive and HBsAg-negative groups

From: Hepatitis B virus infection in hilly/mountainous regions of southeastern China: a locality-dependent epidemiology

  HBsAg-positive HBsAg-negative
<38 UI/L >38 UI/L <38 UI/L >38 UI/L
  No. positive/Mean   No. positive/Mean   No. positive/Mean   No. positive/Mean  
Serum   ALT ± SD %   ALT ± SD %   ALT ± SD %   ALT ± SD %
ALT no. test    no. test    no. test    no. test   
Male 398/499 20.19 79.8 101/499 65.62 20.2 3364/3660 17.34 91.9 296/3660 54.63 8.1
   7.50    50.84    7.66    20.41  
Female 501/557 17.65 89.9 56/557 57.86 10.1 4920/5139 14.59 95.7 219/5139 57.85 4.3
   7.06    20.02    6.34    30.78  
Total 899/1056 18.76 84.7 157/1056 62.85 15.3 8284/8799 16.69 93.7 515/8799 56.00 6.3
   7.35    42.57    6.79    25.37