Variable

Total population (n = 170)

HCVinfected population (n = 78)

Uninfected population (n = 92)

Statistical test and value

p value


Gender

Male (%)

115 (67.6)

48 (61.5)

67 (72.8)

χ^{2} 2.457

0.117

Female (%)

55 (32.4)

30 (38.5)

25 (27.2)
  
Age (years), (mean ± SD)

42.7 ± 12.6

46.3 ± 13.1

40 ± 11.4

t = 3.230

0.002*

Genotype (n = 78), n (%)

G1

45 (57.7)
    
G2

3 (3.8)
    
G3

12 (15.4)
    
Not determined

18 (23.1)
    
Liver Stage (n = 49), n (%)

1

10 (20.4)
    
2

10 (20.4)
    
3

5 (10.2)
    
4

24 (49.0)
    
 χ^{2} Chisquare test; t: Student’s ttest; *p < 0.05