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Table 1 General characteristics of participants

From: Risk factors for viral hepatitis C infection in Rwanda: results from a nationwide screening program

Characteristics Number of participants(%) HCV Ab positive by Characteristics(%) HCV Ab negative by Characteristics(%)
Gender(N = 326,175)
 Female 224,382 (68.8) 15,431 (6.9) 208,951 (93.1)
 Male 101,793 (31.2) 6651 (6.6) 95,142 (93.4)
Age group(N = 317,431)
  < 35 years old 92,243 (29.1) 3396 (3.7) 88,847 (96.3)
 35–44 years old 79,651 (25.1) 3427 (4.3) 76,224 (95.7)
 45–54 years old 61,905 (19.5) 3516 (5.7) 58,389 (94.3)
 55–64 years old 50,556 (15.9) 4674 (9.3) 45,882 (90.7)
 65 years old and above 33,076 (10.4) 6458 (19.6) 26,618 (80.4)
Marital status(N = 319,302)
 Married 247,437 (77.5) 1030 (3.7) 23,713 (96.3)
 Single 28,188 (8.8) 15,266 (6.2) 12,922 (93.8)
 Widow, Divorced and Separated 43,677 (13.7) 4866 (11.2) 38,811 (88.8)
Ubudehe category(N = 318,855)
 Category 1 49,886 (15.6) 4462 (9.0) 45,424 (91.0)
 Category 2 119,643 (36.5) 8034 (6.7) 111,609 (93.3)
 Category 3 149,092 (45.5) 9097 (6.1) 139,995 (93.9)
 Category 4 234 (0.1) 17 (7.3) 217 (92.7)
Health Insurance(N = 323,953)
 Mutuelle 303,206 (93.6) 21,095 (7.0) 282,111 (93.0)
 RAMA 14,708 (4.5) 515 (3.5) 14,193 (96.5)
 MMI 2574 (0.8) 78 (3.0) 2496 (97.0)
 Other private insurances 3465 (1.1) 218 (6.3) 3247 (93.7)
Province of screening(N = 315,040)
 East 110,337 (35.0) 3313 (5.0) 107,024 (95.0)
 North 65,824 (20.9) 5277 (5.9) 60,547 (94.1)
 West 89,885 (28.5) 5880 (12.0) 84,005 (88.0)
 South 48,994 (15.6) 7264 (6.6) 41,730 (93.4)