Table 2

Standardized mortality ratios for HCV serological groups vs. BC population
SNR (n=342,325) MNR (n=73,476) REAC (n=27,812) SERO (n=2,408) All HCV +ve (n=30,220)
ICD-10 Cause of death SMR (95% CI) SMR (95% CI) SMR (95% CI) SMR (95% CI) SMR (95% CI)
A00-R99; V01-Y98 All 1.44 (1.41 - 1.46) 2.59 (2.49 - 2.69) 4.68 (4.50 - 4.86) 10.13 (8.39 - 12.12) 4.78 (4.61 - 4.96)
B15-B19; B942; C22; K70-K76 Liver related 3.00 (2.77 - 3.24) 8.44 (7.47 - 9.50) 23.93 (22.03 - 25.95) 14.77 (6.36 - 29.09) 23.73 (21.86 - 25.72)
B15-B19; B942  Viral hepatitis 1.04 (0.70 - 1.49) 2.12 (1.06 - 3.79) 65.32 (58.51 - 72.70) 40.31 (13.06 - 93.93) 64.73 (58.03 - 71.99)
C22  Liver cancer 2.64 (2.26 - 3.07) 4.79 (3.46 - 6.48) 17.31 (14.10 - 21.04) 9.02 (0.23 - 50.23) 17.16 (13.99 - 20.83)
K70-K76  Liver disease 3.68 (3.34 - 4.05) 11.96 (10.43 - 13.65) 11.09 (9.38 - 13.01) 6.52 (0.79 - 23.53) 10.99 (9.31 - 12.88)
K70   Alcoholic 3.64 (3.15 - 4.20) 8.25 (6.50 - 10.33) 10.58 (8.39 - 13.17) 5.45 (0.14 - 30.37) 10.46 (8.30 - 13.00)
K71-K76   Non-alcoholic 3.71 (3.25 - 4.21) 15.65 (13.20 - 18.43) 11.69 (9.11 - 14.77) 8.05 (0.20 - 44.85) 11.62 (9.07 - 14.66)
F11-F16; F19; X40-X44; X60-X64; X85; Y10-Y14 Drug related 1.77 (1.56 - 2.00) 4.54 (3.80 - 5.37) 19.94 (18.31 - 21.69) 36.66 (27.12 - 48.46) 20.72 (19.09 - 22.45)
B20-B24 HIV 1.89 (1.48 - 2.37) 4.08 (2.81 - 5.73) 26.70 (23.49 - 30.22) 35.61 (18.94 - 60.89) 27.03 (23.86 - 30.50)
E10-E14 Diabetes 1.86 (1.69 - 2.03) 5.66 (4.84 - 6.57) 2.21 (1.52 - 3.10) 4.49 (0.11 - 24.99) 2.24 (1.55 - 3.13)
N17-N19; I12-I13; N00-N08 Renal failure 2.41 (2.16 - 2.69) 12.96 (11.12 - 15.03) 4.58 (3.07 - 6.59) 14.85 (0.38 - 82.72) 4.69 (3.16 - 6.70)
C00-C97 Malignant neoplasm 1.34 (1.30 - 1.39) 1.71 (1.57 - 1.86) 2.35 (2.13 - 2.59) 2.03 (0.74 - 4.42) 2.34 (2.12 - 2.58)
C22.0; C22.2-C22.9 Hepatocellular carcinoma 5.34 (4.47 - 6.34) 9.58 (6.67 - 13.32) 36.68 (29.85 - 44.62) 17.04 (0.43 - 94.89) 36.27 (29.54 - 44.07)

Data sources: BCCDC Public Health Microbiology and Reference Laboratory, BC Ministry of Health Services, and BC Vital Statistics Agency.

SNR=single non-reactive; MNR=multiple non-reactive; REAC=reactive at first test; SERO=seroconverter; SMR=standardized mortality ratio.

Yu et al.

Yu et al. BMC Public Health 2013 13:291   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-13-291

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