Journal of Infectious Diseases andMedicine

ISSN: 2576-1420

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Awoke Seyoum Tegegne

Department of Statistics, Debre Markos University, Amhara Region, Ethiopia

  • Research Article   
    Determinants for Hepatitis B Virus Seromarkers among Chronic Hepatitis B Patients under Medication Adherence: A Prospective Longitudinal Study
    Author(s): Awoke Seyoum Tegegne* and Awoke Fetahi

    Background: The natural background and treatment outcomes of hepatitis B virus infection are mainly affected by genotypes and viral load. In the world, millions of people are suffering from chronic viral hepatitis infections. The objective of current study was to identify factors affecting the hepatitis B virus seromarkers for people under treatment. Methods: Prospective longitudinal study design was conducted for 409 chronic HBV patients. Linear mixed effect model was used in current investigation for data analysis. Estimation was done using restricted maximum likelihood technique. Results: From the linear mixed effect model, main effects like visiting time (p-value<0.01), age (p-value<0.01), vaccination history (pvalue= 0.014), marital status (p-value=0.003), Alanine aminotransferase (p-value=0... Read More»
    DOI: 10.37421/2952-8097.2022.7.270

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