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Table 1 Characteristics of the patients

From: Effects of lamivudine on serum albumin levels correlate with pretreatment HBV-DNA levels in cirrhotic patients

  Child A Child B Child C Total
n 35 9 10 54
Male/female 26/9 7/2 5/5 38/16
Age 53.0 ± 9.1 54.9 ± 4.6 49.5 ± 9.1 52.6 ± 8.8
Albumin (g/dL) 3.85 ± 0.43 3.12 ± 0.38 2.94 ± 0.57 3.56 ± 0.6
Bilirubin (mg/dL) 0.90 ± 0.43 1.25 ± 0.35 3.09 ± 1.28 1.37± 1.07
ALT (U/L) 118.2 ± 125.5 62.7 ± 43.2 80.6 ± 96.8 102.0 ± 113.0
Platelet (× 104/μL) 11.8 ± 5.3 7.3 ± 3.2 6.3 ± 2.5 10.0 ± 5.2
HBeAg (+/-) 17/18 6/3 6/4 29/25
HBV-DNA (log copies/mL)     
< 5.0 1 1 2 4
5.0 ≤ x < 7.0 21 4 3 28
≥ 7.0 13 4 5 22