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Table 2 HCV incidence among Cedar Project participants who had been using injection drugs for less than 2 years, 2–5 years and over 5 years

From: The Cedar Project: high incidence of HCV infections in a longitudinal study of young Aboriginal people who use drugs in two Canadian cities

HCV incidence Incident cases Total person years Incidence density (per 100 person years) 95% Confidence Interval (per 100 person years)
Overall 45 387.9 11.6 8.5- 17.1
≤2 years since initiation of injection drug use 21 79.7 26.3 16.3-46.1
2-5 years since initiation of IDU 13 90.4 14.4 7.7-28.9
Over 5 years since initiation of IDU 11 214.5 5.1 2.6-10.9