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Table 2 Bivariate and multivariate associations between selected demographic characteristics and infection with HCV genotype 1 vs. non-1 (genotypes 2, 3, 4)

From: Temporal changes in HCV genotype distribution in three different high risk populations in San Francisco, California

  % with genotype 1 HCV infection Odds Ratio
(95% CI)
p-value Adjusted# Odds
Ratio
(95% CI)
p-value
Gender      
   Male 73.4 1.22 (0.78, 1.90) 0.38   
   Female 69.3     
Ethnic Background      
Caucasian 59.2 1   1  
African American 87.1 4.65 (2.75, 7.86) < 0.001 3.37 (1.89, 5.99) <0.001
Latino 72.0 1.77 (0.71, 4.45) 0.22 1.57 (0.61, 3.98) 0.35
Other 62.8 1.16 (0.59, 2.30) 0.66 1.85 (0.59, 2.37) 0.63
Birth Cohort      
   Born before 1970 79.0 2.97 (1.20, 4.59) < 0.001 2.03 (1.23, 3.34) 0.006
   Born 1971 or later 56.0    1  
Study group      
   UFO 54.7 1   **  
   UHS 80.5 3.33 (2.04, 5.45) < 0.001   
   SCOPE 76.7 2.92 (1.68, 5.06) < 0.001   
  1. ** study group was not included in the model as [UFO vs. (UHS and SCOPE)].
  2. # variables included in the final model were: Ethnic Background and Birth Cohort