Journal of Tropical Medicine / 2011 / Article / Tab 2

Clinical Study

Risk Factors and Seroprevalence of Hepatitis C among Patients Hospitalized at Mulago Hospital, Uganda

Table 2

Risk factor analysis of study population.

VariableHCV EIA positiveHCV EIA negativePercentageP value

HIV status
 <50 years7956.8%0.007
 >50 years63921.5%
Blood donor
Previous surgery
Tattoo or ritualized scaring
IV drug use
Sexually Active
Condom use (lifetime)
Sex for money (lifetime)
Sex while intoxicated (lifetime)

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