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Table 3 Multivariate analysis of the association of SVR with selected patients characteristics

From: HCV infected prisoners: should they be still considered a difficult to treat population?

  Model I Model II
MLR-OR 95% CI MLR-OR 95% CI
Age      
  40+ 1    
<40 1.78 0.42-7.47   
Biopsy staging (Metavir)     
  F3-F4 1   1  
F1-F2 9.29 1.47-58.64 11.85 1.96-71.62
HCV genotype      
  1 1   1  
Not 1 5.19 1.27-21.18 5.87 1.49-23.17
aHCV viral load (IU/ml)     
  High 1    
Low 1.61 0.38-6.91   
  1. Model I: Including all variables found to be significant (p<0.10) at univariate level.
  2. Model II: Final model obtained through backward elimination starting from all variables included in Model I.
  3. acategorized in Low (<6×105 IU/ml) and High (≥6×105 IU/ml).
  4. SVR Sustained Virologic Response, MLR-OR Multivariable Logistic Regression Odds Ratio, CI Confidence Interval.