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Table 4 Baseline characteristics of HCV mono-infected patients (HCV treated versus untreated)

From: German cohort of HCV mono-infected and HCV/HIV co-infected patients reveals relative under-treatment of co-infected patients

Characteristics Group A: HCV mono-infected patients, treated (n = 52) Group B: HCV mono-infected patients, untreated (n = 32) p-values
Age, mean (min./max.) 44 (22/65) 48 (20/72) 0.112
Sex, male/female (%) 34/18 (65/35) 17/15 (53/47) 0.264
Genotype, n (%)    
 1 27 (52) 22 (69) 0.129
 2 8 (15) 1 (3) 0.078
 3 12 (23) 3 (9) 0.111
 4 4 (8) 1 (3) 0.390
 Unknown 1 (2) 5 (16) 0.018
Transmission, n (%)    
 IVDU 28 (54) 14 (44) 0.369
 Transfusion 2 (4) 4 (13) 0.135
 Needlestick injury 2 (4) 1 (3) 0.863
 Tatoo 2 (4) 0 (0) 0.262
 Unknown 18 (35) 13 (41) 0.579
HCV RNA in IU/ml, mean (min./max.) 3 222 000 (3/2 × 107) 3 810 000 (3/3 × 107) 0.698
 Liver biopsy, n (%) 27/52 (51) 9/32 (28) 0.032
 Fibrosis F3 – F4, n (%) 8/27 (29) 2/9 (22) 0.209