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Table 1 Clinical and biochemical characteristics of the subjects enrolled in the present study

From: Hepatitis B virus inhibits apolipoprotein A5 expression through its core gene

Clinical parameters Healthy individuals
(N = 125)
HBV patients
(N = 221)
P-value
Age (years) 48.7 ± 13.6 51.6 ± 11.8 0.126
Sex (male/female) 75/50 120/101 0.247
BMI 25.4 ± 1.8 24.9 ± 1.2 0.352
HBeAg (+/−) NS 47/174 ND
HBV DNA (copies/ml) <500 5.8E + 06 ± 4.2E + 08 ND
ALT (IU/l) <30 193.4 ± 187.5 <0.001
AST (IU/l) <30 185.8 ± 170.2 <0.001
  1. A significant at p value ≤ 0.05
  2. N number of the subjects, NS none sense, ND not done, BMI body mass index, ALT alkanine aminotransferase, AST aspartate aminotransferase