Table 1.

Baseline data in the community cohort for the development of hepatocellular carcinoma in A-Lein, Taiwan (n = 5929)

Seronegative (n = 4,117)Anti-HCV(+) (n = 982)HBsAg(+) (n = 696)Co-infection (n = 134)
Mean age (y)53.9 ± 12.858.1 ± 11.549.3 ± 11.056.3 ± 11.3
Age onset of hepatocellular carcinoma (y)69.0 ± 13.265.6 ± 7.355.6 ± 11.564.8 ± 14.3
Basic dataNo. (%)No. (%)No. (%)No. (%)
Gender
    Male1,707 (41.5)449* (45.7)357* (51.3)66 (49.2)
    Female2,420 (58.5)533 (54.3)339 (48.7)68 (50.8)
Education level
    <9 y3,087 (75.0)880* (89.6)466 (67.0)114 (85.1)
    ≥9 y1,030 (25.0)102 (10.4)230 (33.0)20 (14.9)
Smoking habit
    Yes769 (18.7)224* (22.8)174* (25.0)39* (29.1)
    No3,348 (81.3)758 (77.2)522 (75.0)95 (70.9)
Frequent alcohol consumption
    Yes191 (4.6)59 (6.0)35 (5.0)12* (91.0)
    No3,926 (95.4)923 (94.0)661 (95.0)122 (91.0)
BMI (kg/m2)
BMI ≥30556 (13.5)143 (14.6)92 (13.2)19 (14.2)
BMI <303,561 (86.5)839 (85.4)604 (86.8)115 (85.8)
Type 2 diabetes before study
    Yes352 (8.6)132* (13.4)47 (6.8)15 (11.2)
    No3,765 (91.4)850 (86.6)649 (93.3)119 (88.8)
  • * More prevalent than in the seronegative group (P < 0.05).