Table 1.

Patient baseline characteristics

HCV positive (n = 3,057)HCV negative (n = 64,006)Total (N = 67,063)
Age, y
    Mean (SD)52 (10)48 (17)*48 (17)
    Range18-10218-9418-102
Race, n (%)
    African American1,869 (61.1)26,267 (41.0)*28,136 (42.0)
    Non–African American1,188 (38.9)37,739 (59.0)38,927 (58.0)
Male gender, n (%)1,903 (62.3)30,878 (48.2)*32,781 (48.9)
Kidney disease, n (%)443 (14.5)6,666 (10.4)*7,109 (10.6)
  • *P < 0.001.

  • Diagnosis code for chronic kidney disease or dialysis status.