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Table 1 Characteristics of the study population at Jordan University Hospital (2007–2018) stratified by HCV genotype

From: An update on hepatitis C virus genotype distribution in Jordan: a 12-year retrospective study from a tertiary care teaching hospital in Amman

CharacteristicTotal1234Others1
N2 (%)N (%)N (%)N (%)N (%)N (%)
Total3259 (100)87 (33.6)9 (3.5)16 (6.2)142 (54.8)5 (1.9)
Age (median)525062555155
Gender
Male130 (50.2)45 (51.7)6 (66.7)10 (62.5)67 (47.2)2 (40)
Female129 (49.8)42 (48.8)3 (33.3)6 (37.5)75 (52.8)3 (60)
Governorate
Irbid3 (1.2)2 (2.3)001 (0.7)0
Jerash2 (0.8)1 (1.1)001 (0.7)0
Balqa41 (15.8)11 (12.6)02 (12.5)27 (19.0)1 (20.0)
Amman142 (54.8)44 (50.6)8 (88.9)9 (56.3)79 (55.6)2 (40.0)
Zarqa36 (13.9)14 (16.1)03 (18.8)19 (13.4)0
Madaba6 (2.3)3 (3.4)003 (2.1)0
Karak7 (2.7)3 (3.4)003 (2.1)1 (20.0)
Tafilah5 (1.9)1 (1.1)004 (2.8)0
Ma’an2 (0.8)1 (1.1)001 (0.7)0
Aqaba3 (1.2)2 (2.3)001 (0.7)0
Unknown12 (4.6)5 (5.7)1 (11.1)2 (12.5)3 (2.1)1 (20.0)
Quarter
Q1488 (34.0)27 (31.0)6 (66.7)8 (50.0)44 (31.0)3 (60.0)
Q267 (25.9)21 (24.1)2 (22.2)3 (18.8)41 (28.9)0
Q350 (19.3)16 (18.4)03 (18.8)31 (21.8)0
Q454 (20.8)23 (26.4)1 (11.1)2 (12.5)26 (18.3)2 (40.0)
  1. 1 Others: Other HCV genotypes include non-(1, 2, 3 or 4) genotypes; 2 N: number; 3 Total: The total number of unique individuals with positive HCV genotyping results. Four individuals with mixed infections were excluded from the description of the study subjects; 4 Q: Quarter