Table 2

Demographic features of patients with and without viral hepatitis

Total

Viral Hepatitis

Not Viral Hepatitis


N

1236

13

1223


Age


Mean (SD)

57.7 (15.2)

54.0 (15.9)

57.7 (15.2)


Sex


Male

693 (56.1%)

9 (69.2%)

684 (55.9%)


Female

543 (43.9%)

4 (30.8%)

539 (44.1%)


Ethnic group


White

1023 (82.8%)

3 (23.1%)

1020 (83.4%)


Asian

88 (7.1%)

5 (38.5%)

83 (6.8%)


Black

53 (4.3%)

3 (23.1%)

50 (4.1%)


Other

38 (3.1%)

2 (15.4%)

36 (2.9%)


Missing

34 (2.8%)

-

34 (2.8%)

Reason


Abdominal signs/symptoms

69 (5.6%)

1 (7.7%)

68 (5.6%)


Non-abdominal signs/symptoms

302 (24.4%)

6 (46.2%)

296 (24.2%)


Diagnosis - Alcohol abuse

17 (1.4%)

0 (0.0%)

17 (1.4%)


Review - CVD

50 (4.0%)

0 (0.0%)

50 (4.1%)


Review - Cholesterol

53 (4.3%)

0 (0.0%)

53 (4.3%)


Review - Hypertension

147 (11.9%)

2 (15.4%)

145 (11.9%)


Review - Diabetes

216 (17.5%)

2 (15.4%)

214 (17.5%)


Review - Medication

92 (7.5%)

0 (0.0%)

92 (7.4%)


Medical - Review other

290 (23.5%)

2 (15.4%)

288 (23.5%)


CVD: Cardiovascular Disease

Arnold et al. BMC Family Practice 2011 12:9   doi:10.1186/1471-2296-12-9

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