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Table 4 Seroprevalence of HCV among different age and gender categories at University of Gondar Compressive Specialized Hospital, Northwest Ethiopia, 2018

From: Seroprevalence of transfusion transmissible viral infections (HIV, HBV and HCV) among voluntary blood donors at University of Gondar Comprehensive Specialized Hospital, Gondar; Northwest Ethiopia

Variable HCV status Chi-square Crude OR CI P-value
Negative (%) Positive (%)
Gender
 Male 5029 (84.1%) 89 (1.5%) 2.192 1.697 0.845–3.354 0.139
 Female 856 (14.3%) 9 (0.15%) _ _ _ _
Age category
 <  20 507 (8.5%) 2 (0.03%) 15.579 _ _ 0.008
 20–29 3021 (50.1%) 42 (0.7%) 3.016 3.524 0.850–14.604 0.082
 30–39 1262 (21.1%) 33 (0.55%) 6.711 6.629 1.585–27.727 0.010
 40–49 725 (12.1%) 15 (0.25%) 4.818 5.245 1.194–23.035 0.028
 50–59 337 (5.6%) 4 (0.07%) 1.607 3.009 0.548–16.519 0.205
 60 & above 33 (0.55%) 2 (0.03%) 7.230 15.346 2.094–112.54 0.007
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