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Table 1 Iatrogenic Hepatitis C - Socio-demographic Features.

From: Socio-demographic and clinical features of Irish iatrogenic hepatitis C patients: a cross-sectional survey

Variable Total
(n = 290)
Positive Action
(n = 165)
Transfusion Positive
(n = 104)
Irish Haemophilia Society
(n = 16)
Irish Kidney Association
(n = 5)
  Mean (Sd) Mean (Sd) Mean (Sd) Mean (Sd) Mean (Sd)
Age - (years) 55.9 (9.6) 55.8 (6.8) 57.9 (11.8) 46.2 (12.8) 52.2 (8.0)
Gender (n = 281) n(%) a n(%) a n(%) a n(%) a n(%) a
Male 44 (16) 0 ( 0) 27 (27) 15 (94) 2 ( 40)
Female 237 (84) 161 (100) 72 (73) 1 ( 6) 3 ( 60)
Education(n = 271)      
Primary 59 (22) 32 ( 21) 25 (26) 2 (13) 0 ( 0)
Secondary 143 (53) 86 ( 55) 47 (49) 6 (40) 4 ( 80)
Tertiary 69 (25) 37 ( 24) 24 (25) 7 (47) 1 ( 20)
Marital Status (n = 279)      
Married 215 (77) 132 ( 83) 72 (74) 9 (56) 2 ( 40)
Not Married 64 (23) 28 ( 17) 26 (26) 7 (44) 3 ( 60)
Dependents (n = 263)      
Yes 103 (39) 65 ( 43) 32 (35) 5 (33) 1 ( 20)
No 160 (61) 86 ( 57) 60 (65) 10 (67) 4 ( 80)
Employment Status(n = 95)      
Employed 38 (40) 17 ( 35) 13 (38) 8 (80) 0 ( 0)
Unemployed 57 (60) 31 ( 65) 21 (62) 2 (20) 3 (100)
  1. a Where missing responses, percentages were calculated out of available responses