Table 1.

Participant characteristics by HCV seropositivitya

HCV AntibodyPb
Negative (%)Positive (%)
Male4767<0.01
Race
    white7661<0.01
    black1120
    Mexican-Hispanic56
    other813
Age (yr)
    20 to 394557<0.01
    40 to 593234
    ≥60229
Diabetes550.76
Hypertension31270.28
Current smoker2859<0.01
High school graduate7457<0.01
  • a HCV, hepatitis C virus.

  • b Pearson χ2 test.