Table 4

Hazard ratios between HCV serological groups
MNR vs. SNR REAC vs. SNR SERO vs. SNR SERO vs. MNR SERO vs. REAC
ICD-10 Cause of Death HR (95% CI) HR (95% CI) HR (95% CI) HR (95% CI) HR (95% CI)
A00-R99; V01-Y98 All
Age <40 2.07 (1.82-2.36) 7.25 (6.54-8.06) 7.52 (5.85-9.52) 3.62 (2.79-4.65) 1.03 (0.80-1.31)
Age ≥40 1.42 (1.36-1.49) 2.39 (2.27-2.51) 3.36 (2.49-4.41) 2.36 (1.75-3.11) 1.41 (1.04-1.85)
B15-B19; B942; C22; K70-K76 Liver related 2.72 (2.34-3.14) 9.62 (8.55-10.87) 5.10 (2.30-9.62) 1.88 (0.85-3.55) 0.53 (0.24-0.99)
F11-F16; F19; X40-X44; X60-X64; X85; Y10-Y14 Drug related 2.62 (2.11-3.25) 13.70 (11.76-16.13) 20.83 (15.15-28.57) 8.00 (5.71-11.11) 1.54 (1.12-2.05)
B20-B24 HIV related
Female 3.03 (0.90-9.52) 83.33 (40.00-200.00) 52.63 (11.49-200.00) 17.54 (3.62-71.43) 0.64 (0.16-1.75)
Male 1.77 (1.11-2.74) 12.05 (9.09-16.13) 10.87 (5.24-20.41) 6.17 (2.84-12.35) 0.90 (0.44-1.63)

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

MNR=multiple non-reactive; SNR=single non-reactive; REAC=reactive at first test; SERO=seroconverter; HR=hazard ratio.

Yu et al.

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

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