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Table 1 Baseline Characteristics for population in study

From: An increased risk of urinary tract infection precedes development of primary biliary cirrhosis

  Cases Match Chronic Liver Disease
N 800 7,991 12,137
% Female 87 87 40
Mean age 63 63 51
% > 55 years 72.3 72.7 49.6
Smoker    
Never 46.3 49.7 34.1
Ever 43.8 36.5 55.5
Missing 10.0 13.8 10.4
% Diabetes 12.3 8.9 20.5
Mean followup 6.53 6.25 7.00
  1. Cases are PBC and Match are general population controls matched for age and sex. Chronic liver disease are those with chronic liver disease who do not have a diagnosis of PBC, these are unmatched controls