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Table 4 Baseline characteristics of HCV Ab-positive prisoners in Liège

From: Eliminating viral hepatitis C in Belgium: the micro-elimination approach

Variable n (%)M ± SDp-value
Age (years)Total (M ± SD)54235.7 ± 7.37 
Male (M ± SD)460 (84.6%)35.9 ± 7.460.29
Female (M ± SD)84 (15.4%)35.0 ± 6.85 
EthnicityWestern Caucasian425 (78.1%)
North African86 (15.8%)
Eastern Caucasian31 (5.7%)
Southern African2 (0.4%)
Coinfection HIVNo515 (94.7%)
Yes29 (5.3%)
Drug abuseNo61 (11.5%)
Yes471 (88.5%)
Reinfection after previous cure in prison (n = 15)No10 (66.6%)
Yes5 (33.3%)