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Table 1 Demographics and medical history of the screened birth cohort

From: Implementation of baby boomer hepatitis C screening and linking to care in gastroenterology practices: a multi-center pilot study

  HCV Ab+ HCV Ab- p All subjects
N 10 1,990   2,000
Age, years 58.4 ± 3.2 59.8 ± 6.0 0.41 59.8 ± 6.0
Race or ethnicity     
 Caucasian 8 (80.0 %) 1429 (71.8 %) 0.73 1437 (71.9 %)
 African-American 2 (20.0 %) 103 (5.2 %) 0.0933 105 (5.3 %)
 Hispanic 0 (0.0 %) 418 (21.0 %) 0.13 418 (20.9 %)
 Asian 0 (0.0 %) 26 (1.3 %) 1.00 26 (1.3 %)
 Other 0 (0.0 %) 14 (0.7 %) 1.00 14 (0.7 %)
Male gender 4 (40.0 %) 793 (39.8 %) 1.00 797 (39.9 %)
History of:     
 Type 2 diabetes 3 (30.0 %) 308 (15.5 %) 0.20 311 (15.6 %)
 Hypertension 5 (50.0 %) 858 (43.4 %) 0.75 863 (43.4 %)
 Hyperlipidemia 4 (40.0 %) 951 (47.9 %) 0.76 955 (47.8 %)
 Anxiety 4 (40.0 %) 600 (30.3 %) 0.50 604 (30.3 %)
 Depression 6 (60.0 %) 424 (21.5 %) 0.0094 430 (21.7 %)
 Fatigue 6 (60.0 %) 742 (37.5 %) 0.19 748 (37.6 %)
 Heart disease 2 (20.0 %) 219 (11.1 %) 0.31 221 (11.1 %)
Alcohol consumption > 30 g/week 3 (30.0 %) 545 (27.5 %) 1.00 548 (27.5 %)
Current smoking 3 (30.0 %) 199 (10.1 %) 0.0731 202 (10.2 %)