Table 2

General demographic characteristics of the Urban Health Study population genotyped for common variants in MBL2

European Americans

African Americans



HCV RNA Negative (n = 109)

HCV RNA Positive (n = 344)

P

HCV RNA Negative (n = 89)

HCV RNA Positive (n = 310)

P


Gender, male (%)

68 (62.4)

247 (71.8)

0.06

54 (68.7)

192 (61.2)

0.83

Age at blood draw, median years (range)

43 (25–63)

43 (23–65)

0.46

47 (31–64)

47 (28–82)

0.16

Duration of IDU, median years (range)

23 (5–41)

24 (10–49)

0.83

26 (8–44)

27 (11–51)

0.13

HIV-1 serostatus

Seropositive

5 (4.6)

41 (11.9)

8 (9.0)

36 (11.6)

Seronegative

104 (95.4)

303 (88.1)

0.03

81 (91.0)

274 (88.4)

0.49


Brown et al. BMC Infectious Diseases 2008 8:57   doi:10.1186/1471-2334-8-57

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