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Table 9 Distribution based on lifestyle-risk factors of Subjects Screened

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

Risk Factor Response Number of Positive Samples Number of Negative Samples Total Number of Samples Examined Chi-Square
Alcohol Consumption Positive 7 (3.9%) 30 (16.7%) 37 (20.6%) 1.257
Negative 17 (9.4%) 126 (70.0%) 143 (79.4%) df = 1
Total 24 (13.3%) 156 (86.7%) 180 (100.0%) Pvalue = 0.2621
Tribal Marks and Tattoos Positive 4 (2.2%) 15 (8.3%) 19 (10.6%) 1.095
Negative 20 (11.1%) 141 (78.4%) 161 (89.4%) df = 1
Total 24 (13.3%) 156 (86.7%) 180 (100.0%) Pvalue = 0.2953
Sharing of Unsterilized equipment Positive 5 (2.8%) 51 (28.3%) 56 (31.1%) 1.365
Negative 19 (10.6%) 105 (58.3%) 124 (68.9%) df = 1
Total 24 (13.4%) 156 (86.6%) 180 (100.0%) Pvalue = 0.2427
Multiple sexual partners Positive 3 (1.7%) 4 (2.2%) 7 (3.9%) 5.494
Negative 21 (11.7%) 152 (84.4%) 173 (96.1%) df = 1
Total 24 (13.4%) 156 (86.6%) 180 (100.0%) Pvalue = 0.0191