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Table 1 Demographic and hepatitis prevalence by HCV status

From: Hepatitis C infection, related services, and barriers to HCV treatment among drug users in methadone maintenance treatment (MMT) clinics in Shanghai, China

  Total (n = 240) HCV positive (n = 168) HCV negative (n = 72)
Gender, n (%)
 Males 191 (79.6) 132 (78.6) 59 (81.9)
 Females 49 (20.4) 36 (21.4) 13 (18.1)
Age, mean (SD) 42.0 (8.6) 41.2 (8.5) 43.8 (8.7)
Age, n (%)
 21–35 70 (29.3) 56 (33.3) 14 (19.7)
 36–50 127 (53.1) 88 (52.4) 39 (54.9)
 51–61 42 (17.6) 24 (14.3) 18 (25.3)
Marital status, n (%)
 Never married/single 72(30.0) 52 (30.9) 20 (27.8)
 Married/living together 115(47.9) 85 (50.6) 30 (41.7)
 Divorced/separated 53(22.1) 31 (18.5) 22 (30.6)
Education, n (%)
 Middle school or less 125 (52.1) 88 (52.4) 37 (51.4)
 High school or higher 115 (47.9) 80 (47.6) 35 (48.6)
Self-reported HCV test results, n (%)
 No 84 (35.0) 39 (23.2) 45 (62.5)
 Yes 116 (48.3) 104 (61.9) 12 (16.7)
 Unknown 40 (16.7) 25 (14.9) 15 (20.8)
 HAV (IgG) positive, n (%) 104 (43.7) 76 (45.5) 28 (39.4)
 HBV positive, n (%)* 20 (8.3) 10 (5.9) 10 (13.9)
 HIV 0 0 0
  1. *p < 0.05