Table 3: Comparison of liver disease and outcomes among HCV patients.

aPRR/aMRLCLUCLp-value

Liver cirrhosis0.810.720.910.0004
Liver cancer0.790.551.130.2013
Complications of cirrhosis
Ascites0.620.500.76<0.0001
Variceal bleeding1.030.751.400.8658
Hepatorenal syndrome0.780.421.450.436
Hepatic encephalopathy0.680.381.200.1824
Portal hypertension0.710.560.910.0065
Jaundice0.640.341.200.1633
Baveno40.970.931.020.2167
Health care utilization
Inpatient mortality0.840.601.170.298
Length of stay0.990.931.050.6319
Total hospital cost0.870.800.950.0012
Unfavourable discharge0.850.770.950.0025

aPRR: adjusted prevalence rate ratio; aMR: adjusted mean ratio (LOS and total hospital cost). LCL and UCL: lower and upper confidence limit; : effects are after adjusting for cirrhosis.