Table 1

Demographic characteristics of the patients
Hepatitis C (n = 792) Control (n = 1584) Difference
Male: Female 512: 280 1024: 560 matched
Birth year −1929 320 640 matched
−1939 279 558 matched
1940- 193 386 matched
Age at first visit (mean ± SD), years 60.9 ± 12.3 60.9 ± 12.3 matched
LC at first visit 177 (22.3%) 8 (0.4%) < 0.001
HCC at first visit 45 (5.7%) 2 (0.1%) < 0.001
Liver biopsy/laparoscopy (F0–1 : F2 : F3 : F4) 446 (56.3%) (182 : 83 : 42 : 139)
IFN administration 165 (20.8%) 0 (0%)
SVR 75 (45.5%)
Non-SVR 90 (54.5%)
Outcomes Survival 327 (41.3%) 1031 (65.1%) < 0.0001
Death 400 (50.5%) 482 (30.4%)
Unknown 65 (8.2%) 71 (4.5%)

Yamasaki et al.

Yamasaki et al. BMC Gastroenterology 2012 12:139   doi:10.1186/1471-230X-12-139

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