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Table 3 Prevalence of hepatitis C virus in relation to demographic characteristics of the study participants

From: Co-infection of Schistosoma mansoni/hepatitis C virus and their associated factors among adult individuals living in fishing villages, north-western Tanzania

Characteristics N Hepatitis C virus infection χ2 P-value
Negative Positive
Sex
 Male 1025 977(95.3) 48(4.7) 0.0001 0.99
 Female 899 857(95.3) 42(4.7)
Age groups (in years)
 15–25 584 575(98.5) 9(1.5) 25.0304 0.001
 26–35 553 522(94.4) 31(5.6)
 36–45 385 368(95.6) 17(4.4)
 46–55 402 369(91.8) 33(8.2)
Village of residence
 Sangabuye 482 462(95.9) 20(4.2) 11.9520 0.01
 Kayenze 708 662(93.5) 46(6.5)
 Igombe 456 446(97.8) 10(2.2)
 Igalagala 278 264(94.9) 14(5.0)