Table 1

 Distribution of hepatitis C virus (HCV) genotypes and demographic features in 373 children

HCV genotype (n (%))
1a (73 (20))1b (153 (41))2 (63 (17))3 (54 (14.5))4 (20 (5))Other (10 (2.5))
Statistical significance: *p = 0.07 for genotype distribution in male and female patients; †††p<0.0001 for genotype distribution in children born before and after 1990; ‡genotype 1b versus 3, p<0.001; genotype 1b versus 4, p<0.013; genotype 2 versus 3, p<0.0001; genotype 2 versus 4, p<0.006.
Age (months) (mean (SD))‡64.4 (49.8)81.6 (58.6)92.0 (56.3)34.8 (34.1)23.5 (21.0)Not done
Born before 1990 (181)††† (n (%))33 (18)89 (49)38 (21)9 (5)6 (3.5)6 (3.5)
Born in/after 1990 (192)††† (n (%))40 (21)64 (33.5)25 (13)45 (23.5)14 (7)4 (2)
Male (184)* (n (%))40 (22)86 (47)24 (13)28 (15)3 (1.5)3 (1.5)
Female (189)* (n (%))33 (18)67 (36)39 (20)26 (14)17 (9)7 (3%)