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Table 3 Characteristics of patients infected with different HBV genotypes (n = 384)

From: Distribution and clinical significance of hepatitis B virus genotypes in Pakistan

Characteristics Genotype A Genotype D Genotype A + D Sig.
Number of patients (%) 43 (11.2) 279 (72.7) 62 (16.1)  
Age (Mean ± SD) 32.4 ± 11.7 34.1 ± 12.1 35.1 ± 12.8 NSa
Gender (M/F) 32/11 202/77 40/22 NSb
Immune Control (N = 56) normal ALT, HBeAg negative, anti HBe positive, low viral load 7 (16.3 %) 36 (12.9 %) 13 (21.0 %) NSb
Immune Tolerant (N = 89) normal ALT, HBeAg positive, anti HBe negative, high viral load 10 (23.2 %) 67 (24.0 %) 12 (19.3 %) NSb
Immune Clearance (N = 153) elevated ALT, HBeAg positive, high viral load 15 (34.9 %) 112 (40.1 %) 26 (41.9 %) NSb
Immune Escape (N = 86) Normal or elevated ALT, HBeAg negative, anti HBe positive, High HBV DNA, 11 (25.6 %) 64 (22.9 %) 11 (17.7 %) NSb
  1. aOne way Analysis of Variance, bPearson Chi Square Test, NS for non significant