Table 1

Date of birth and sex distribution of anti-hepatitis C virus (HCV) positive patients

Decade of birthAll anti-HCV positives (No (%)) (n=2310)Trent HCV study group (No (%)) (n=1122)
1910–1928  (1.2)13  (1.2)
1920–2991 (3.9)38 (3.4)
1930–3993 (4.0)40 (3.6)
1940–49165 (7.1)85 (7.6)
1950–59519 (22.5)350 (31.2)
1960–69884 (38.3)415 (37.0)
1970–79450 (19.5)171 (5.2)
1980–8925 (1.1)9 (0.8)
1990–9955 (2.4)1 (0.1)
SexAll anti-HCV positives (No (%)) (n=1987)1-151 Trent HCV study group (No (%)) (n=1122)
Males1443 (73)763 (68)
Females544 (27)364 (32)
  • Relatively 27% more males in all HCV positives (8–49%, p=0.004).

  • 1-151 Data incomplete due to sex not reported by one laboratory.