Table 2.

Association between hepatitis C and albuminuria and low eGFRa

HCV Seropositivity as PredictorUnadjusted OR95%CIPAdjusted ORb95%CIP
Albuminuria
    age
        20 to 390.540.26 to 1.140.10.830.39 to 1.750.62
        40 to 591.851.02 to 3.340.041.841.00 to 3.370.05
        ≥606.413.56 to 11.54<0.012.471.27 to 4.800.01
        all ages1.290.86 to 1.930.21.380.91 to 2.070.12
Low eGFRc
    all ages0.450.24 to 0.850.020.890.49 to 1.620.7
Chronic HCV as PredictorUnadjusted OR95% CIPAdjusted ORb95% CIP
Albuminuria
    age
        20 to 390.230.10 to 0.52<0.010.340.15 to 0.750.01
        40 to 591.600.78 to 3.290.21.560.74 to 3.280.23
        ≥608.874.03 to 19.55<0.012.771.11 to 6.910.03
        all ages0.990.59 to 1.650.961.010.63 to 1.620.97
Low eGFR
    all ages0.290.12 to 0.690.010.620.24 to 1.580.31
  • a CI, confidence interval; eGFR, estimated GFR.

  • b Adjusted for age, gender, race/ethnicity, educational status, smoking status, diabetes, and hypertension.

  • c Estimated GFR (<60 ml/min per 1.73 m2).