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Table 8 Distribution of Hepatitis C Virus based on Clinical Risk Factors

From: Studies on the prevalence of Hepatitis C virus infection in diabetic patients attending a tertiary health-care facility South-west Nigeria

Risk Factor Number of Positive Samples Number of Negative Samples Total Number of Samples Examined Chi-Square
Blood Transfusion
 Positive 1 (0.6%) 14 (7.8%) 15 (8.3%) 0.629
 Negative 23 (12.8%) 142 (78.9%) 165 (91.7%) df = 1
Total 24 (13.3%) 156 (86.7%) 180 (100.0%) P value = 0.4276
Blood Donation
 Positive 3 (1.6%) 10 (5.6%) 13 (7.2%) 1.151
 Negative 21 (11.7%) 146 (81.1%) 167 (92.7%) df = 1
Total 24 (13.3%) 156 (86.7%) 180 (100.0%) P value = 0.2833
History of Care for an Hepatitis C patient
 Positive 6 (3.3%) 32 (17.8%) 38 (21.1%) 0.251
 Negative 18 (10.0%) 124 (68.9%) 142 (78.9%) df = 1
Total 24 (13.3%) 156 (86.7%) 180 (100.0%) P value = 0.6160