Table 2.

Proportion screened for HCV by age group and yeara

Born post-1985Born 1966–1985Born 1945–1965Born pre-1945
2013 (%) (95%CI)2014 (%) (95%CI)2015 (%) (95%CI)2013 (%) (95%CI)2014 (%) (95%CI)2015 (%) (95%CI)2013 (%) (95%CI)2014 (%) (95%CI)2015 (%) (95%CI)2013 (%) (95%CI)2014 (%) (95%CI)2015 (%) (95%CI)
HCV Screening9.2 (8.2–10.2)10.6 (9.5–11.9)9.8 (8.7–10.9)13.8 (13.0–14.6)13.7 (12.9–14.5)14.9 (14.0–15.8)11.9 (11.2–12.7)11.5 (10.8–12.3)12.8 (12.0–13.7)3.9 (3.3–4.5)4.3 (3.7–4.9)4.5 (3.9–5.2)
Reasons for having HCV screen (of those screened)
HCP thought at risk due to blood test or symptoms like fatigue, nausea, stomach pain, yellowing of the eyes or skin9.2 (6.6–12.6)8.0 (5.8–10.9)9.3 (6.7–12.6)10.7 (9.1–12.6)11.5 (9.6–13.7)11.9 (10.0–14.2)16.9 (14.9–19.1)13.3 (11.4–15.5)18.6 (16.1–21.3)12.9 (8.8–18.5)14.5 (9.8–20.9)17.4 (12.5–23.8)
Born 1945-196517.4 (15.0–20.1)18.5 (16.3–20.9)14.4 (12.2–16.9)---
HCV exposure to blood on the job, injection drug use, or recipient of transfusion before 199212.9 (9.5–17.3)14.6 (11.4–18.6)12.9 (10.0–16.5)20.9 (18.5–23.5)20.5 (17.8–23.4)19.1 (16.6–22.0)23.6 (21.0–26.4)21.5 (18.9–24.3)20.4 (17.9–23.2)15.4 (11.1–21.0)28.6 (22.2–35.8)21.6 (15.8–28.8)
Other reason76.2 (71.2–80.7)76.0 (71.4–80.1)76.0 (71.3–80.2)66.8 (64.1–69.4)66.2 (63.1–69.1)66.5 (63.4–69.5)40.7 (37.7–43.8)45.2 (41.9–48.6)45.4 (42.4–48.5)64.2 (56.9–71.0)50.3 (42.9–57.7)54.7 (46.5–62.6)
Don't know/Not Ascertained1.4 (0.6–3.3)1.4 (0.7–2.8)1.2 (0.5–3.2)0.8 (0.5–1.5)1.5 (0.9–2.4)2.0 (1.3–3.2)1.3 (0.8–2.2)1.5 (0.9–2.6)1.3 (0.7–2.3)3.2 (1.5–6.6)4.2 (2.0–8.6)2.4 (0.8–7.3)
  • aThis is table includes both low- and high-risk participants (work in healthcare, former, regular alcohol consumption, lived with someone with hepatitis, or a personal history of: liver cancer, hepatitis, any liver condition, or a chronic liver condition).