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Table 1 Base-line Characteristics of the Patients

From: High rates of early HBeAg seroconversion and relapse in Indian patients of chronic hepatitis B treated with Lamivudine: results of an open labeled trial

Age (yr)  
   Median 40
   Range 4–80
Male sex (%)  
Weight (kg) 83.3
   Median 58.5
   Range 14–101
Route of HBV acquisition (%)  
   Blood Transfusion 11.7
   Renal Dialysis 13.3
   Sexual 5
   Perinatal 3.3
   Others 5
   Unknown 61.7
BMI (kg/m2)  
   Median 22.8
   Range 16.4–29.5
ALT (U/L)  
   Abnormal (%) 83.3
   Median 72
   Range 27–394
   Median × ULN 1.8
HBV-DNA (mEq/ml)  
   Mean 920
   Range 0.8–4500
Cirrhosis (%) 38.33