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Table 2 Distribution of potential self-reported risk factors for hepatitis C that were assessed in the analysis

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(%)
Suffering from Diabetes(N = 326,926)
 No 325,059 (99.4) 21,961 (6.8) 303,098 (93.2)
 Yes 1867 (0.6) 182 (9.8) 1685 (91.2)
Suffering from HBP (N = 326,931)
 No 317,421 (97.1) 21,054 (6.7) 296,367 (93.3)
 Yes 9510 (2.9) 1090 (11.5) 8420 (88.5)
Suffering from CRF(N = 326,930)
 No 326,323 (99.8) 21,692 (6.7) 10,940 (93.3)
 Yes 578 (0.2) 452 (10.9) 126 (89.1)
Suffering from Cancer (N = 326,901)
 No 32,016 (99.8) 22,079 (6.8) 9937 (93.2)
 Yes 293 (0.2) 63 (10.9) 230 (89.1)
HIV status (N = 326,913)
 Negative 320,316 (98.0) 21,673 (6.8) 298,643 (93.2)
 Yes 6597 (2.0) 470 (7.1) 6127 (92.9)
Ever had TB(N = 326,919)
 No 326,581 (99.9) 22,108 (6.8) 304,473 (93.2)
 Yes 338 (0.1) 36 (10.7) 302 (89.3)
Ever been operated(N = 326,913)
 No 309,037 (94.4) 20,916 (6.8) 288,121 (93.2)
 Yes 17,876 (5.6) 1225 (6.9) 16,651 (93.1)
Ever been transfused(N = 326,922)
 No 321,572 21,691 (6.8) 299,881 (93.2)
 Yes 5350 (1.6) 452 (8.5) 4898 (91.5)
Traditional operation and scarification(N = 326,652)
 No 272,555 (83.4) 18,047 (6.6) 254,508 (93.4)
 Yes 54,097 (16.6) 4089 (7.6) 50,008 (92.4)
Having more than 1 sexual partner(N = 326,785)
 No 318,030 (97.3) 21,601 (6.8) 296,429 (93.2)
 Yes 8755 (2.7) 538 (6.2) 8217 (93.8)
Viral Hepatitis in the family(N = 326,882)
 No 320,692 (98.1) 21,609 (6.8) 299,083 (93.2)
 Yes 6190 (1.9) 531 (8.6) 5659 (91.4)