TABLE 1

HBV Seropositivity and HBVMN in Children With NS

Group (Time Period of Hospitalization)Total Patients With NS, NPatients With HBsAg-Seropositive NS, n (%)aPatients With HBsAg-Seropositive NS Via Horizontal Transmission, n (%)aTotal HBVMN, N (%)aHBVMN Via Horizontal Infection, n (%)aFocal Segmental Glomerulosclerosis, n (%)
A (July1974– June 1984)13820 (14.5)20 (14.5)16 (11.6)16 (11.6)10 (7.2)
B (July 1984–June 1994)1339 (6.8)9 (6.8)6 (4.5)6 (4.5)10 (7.5)
C (July 1994–June 2004)1405 (3.6)4 (2.8)3 (2.1)2 (1.4)11 (7.9)
D (July 2004–June 2009)601 (1.7)1 (1.7)0 (0.0)0 (0.0)6 (10.0)
  • Wilcoxon signed rank-sum test was used to test the trend in incidence change between 1974 and 2009. Horizontal transmission infection is HBV infection with negative maternal HBsAg status.

  • a P < .05.