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Table 1 Demographic characteristics of the study sample and the general population in 2013 in Belgium

From: Low hepatitis C prevalence in Belgium: implications for treatment reimbursement and scale up

Demographic characteristic Study population n = 3209 Total Belgian population 2013 n = 11,099,554
n % n %
Sex Female 1607 50.1 5,652,066 50.9
Male 1602 49.9 5,447,488 49.1
Region Brussels-Capital 372 11.6 1,154,635 10.4
Flanders 2044 63.7 6,381,859 57.5
Wallonia 793 24.7 3,563,060 32.1
Age group (in years) < 20 1735 54.1 2,516,257 22.7
20–29 375 11.7 1,395,074 12.6
30–39 363 11.3 1,451,565 13.1
40–49 188 5.9 1,600,664 14.4
50–59 193 6.0 1,525,220 13.7
60–69 176 5.5 1,206,822 10.9
70–79 80 2.5 816,895 7.4
≥80 99 3.1 587,057 5.3