Table 3

Associations with hepatitis C virus screening preference (N = 188)

Universal Screening

No (row%)

Clinician Judgment

No (row%)


Clinic


General Medicine

32(82.1)

7(17.9)


Family Medicine

28(77.8)

8(22.2)


Womens'

36(90.0)

4(10.0)


General Surgery

30(85.7)

5(14.3)


Orthopedics

34(89.5)

4(10.5)


Gender


Male

70(84.3)

13(15.7)


Female

89(85.6)

15(14.4)


Age (quartiles)


16-32

44(89.8)

5(10.2)


33-47

49(86.0)

8(14.0)


48-56

31(79.5)

8(20.5)


57-82

35(83.3)

7(16.7)


Race/ethnicity


White

87(83.7)

17(16.4)


African/African-American

52(85.3)

9(14.8)


Asian

8(88.9)

1(11.1)


Native Am/Alaskan Native

7(100.0)

0(0.0)


Hawaiian/Pacific Islander and Other

4(100.0)

0(0.0)


Hispanic/Latino


No

143(84.1)

27(15.9)


Yes

14(93.3)

1(6.7)


How often does your doctor tell you ALL tests being done?


Always/Most of the time

113(83.1)

23(16.9)


Sometimes/Never

44(89.8)

5(10.2)


Importance of knowing ALL tests being done


Very

136(84.0)

26(16.0)


Somewhat/Not

24(92.3)

2(7.7)


Ever injected drugs not prescribed by a doctor


Yes

17(81.0)

4(19.0)


No

142(85.5)

24(14.5)


History of blood transfusion


Yes

36(92.3)

3(7.7)


No/Don't Know

124(83.2)

25(16.8)


Sexual orientation


Heterosexual/straight

137(84.6)

25(15.4)


Gay/lesbian/queer

7(100.0)

0(0.0)


Bisexual

14(87.5)

2(7.4)


Have you been tested for HCV?


Yes

82(87.2)

12(12.8)


No/Don't Know

78(83.0)

16(17.0)


Tested positive


Yes

16(88.9)

2(11.1)


No/Don't Know

66(88.0)

9(12.0)


Would you want to know if you had HCV?*


Yes

145(88.4)

19(11.6)


No/Don't Know

15(65.2)

8(34.8)


*p < 0.01

Coffin et al. BMC Infectious Diseases 2011 11:160   doi:10.1186/1471-2334-11-160

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