Table 1

Sociodemographic characteristics at baseline and follow-up assessments

Characteristics

Baseline

N = 816 (%)

12 Month

N = 782 (%)

12 Month Follow-up

N = 782 (%)

HCV Ab (-)

N = 620

HCV Ab (+)

N = 162

P value

Age

Mean Age, years (±SD)

35.8 ± 9.0

37.2 ± 9.0

35.9 ± 8.9

42.3 ± 7.0

<0.004

37 years or older

455 (56%)

417 (53%)

294 (47%)

123 (76%)

<0.001

Race

Non African American

147 (18%)

132 (17%)

529 (85%)

121 (77%)

0.001

Marital status

Never married

532 (65%)

469 (60%)

394 (63%)

75 (46%)

<0.001

Children

More than one child

649 (79%)

647 (83%)

507 (82%)

140 (86%)

NS

Education level

Less than high school

443 (54%)

415 (53%)

315 (51%)

62 (62%)

0.01

education

History of arrest (ever arrested)

604 (74%)

593 (76%)

448 (72%)

145 (89%)

<0.001

Employment status

Did not work in past 12 months

249 (30%)

354 (45%)

291 (47%)

63 (39%)

NS

Considered themselves homeless

486 (60%)

576 (74%)

456 (73%)

120 (74%)

NS


Nurutdinova et al. BMC Research Notes 2011 4:126   doi:10.1186/1756-0500-4-126

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