Table 1

Hepatitis C virus (HCV) antibody positive persons in the Greater Glasgow Health Board area (rates per 100 000 population by sex and age group, reported to 30 June 199712)

5–15 years16–49 years50+ yearsNot knownTotal
SexPositivePopulationRatePositivePopulationRatePositivePopulationRatePositivePopulationRatePositivePopulationRate
Male106325615.81222223316547.29311862378.4191344405195331.7
Female160929 1.6637226059281.84315799827.217698444986156.9
Not known03115
Total11124185 8.91862449982413.813726472251.8378388894.42047838889244