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Table 1 Demographic characteristics and reported exposures among survey participants, Georgia HCV serosurvey, 2015

From: Hepatitis C prevalence and risk factors in Georgia, 2015: setting a baseline for elimination

Characteristic n Weighted % (95% CI)
Total Sample 6296 100.0
Sex
 Female 3868 53.8 (52.0, 55.5)
 Male 2428 46.2 (44.5, 48.0)
 Missing 0  
Age
 18–29 1115 19.4 (18.2, 20.7)
 30–39 1177 19.4 (17.9, 20.9)
 40–49 1070 18.6 (17.2, 20.0)
 50–59 1140 16.5 (15.4, 17.7)
  ≥ 60 1790 26.1 (24.5, 27.8)
 Missing 4  
Geography
 Urban 3350 56.7 (52.7, 60.6)
 Rural 2946 43.3 (39.4, 47.3)
 Missing 0  
Employment status
 Employed 2120 37.8 (35.6, 39.9)
 Student 172 3.6 (2.9, 4.4)
 Homemaker 1483 19.1 (17.7, 20.6)
 Retired 1405 20.0 (18.7, 21.5)
 Unemployed (able to work) 1110 19.5 (18.0, 21.1)
 Missing 6  
Highest level of education completed
 Completed less than elementary/primary school 43 0.7 (0.5, 1.1)
 Completed elementary/primary school 612 8.5 (7.3, 9.8)
 Completed secondary school 2567 40.2 (38.1, 42.3)
 Completed professional/technical school 1157 16.6 (15.3, 18.0)
 Completed university/college or higher 1912 34.0 (31.6, 36.4)
 Missing 5  
Yearly household income
  ≤ 6000 GEL/year (≤ 4400 USD) 2867 45.6 (43.0, 48.3)
 6001–12,000 GEL/year (4400–6800 USD) 953 18.5 (16.8, 20.3)
 12,001–24,000 GEL/year (6800–13,600 USD) 724 12.6 (11.3, 13.9)
  > 24,000 GEL/year (>  13,600 USD) 1339 23.3 (21.1, 25.8)
 Missing 413  
Ever injected drugs
 Yes 208 4.2 (3.5, 5.2)
 No 6042 95.8 (94.8, 96.5)
 Missing 46  
Ever incarcerated
 Yes 240 4.6 (3.8, 5.7)
 No 6037 95.4 (94.3, 96.2)
 Missing 19  
Have any tattoos
 Yes 639 12.2 (10.9, 13.7)
 No 5645 87.8 (86.3, 89.1)
 Missing 12  
Ever received a blood transfusion
 Yes 459 7.0 (6.1, 7.9)
 No 5828 93.0 (92.1, 93.9)
 Missing 9  
Ever received kidney dialysis
 Yes 17 0.3 (0.2, 0.6)
 No 6255 99.7 (99.4, 99.8)
 Missing 24  
Number of medical injections received in last 6 months
 0 3857 62.8 (60.7, 64.8)
 1 557 9.5 (8.4, 10.7)
  > 1 1701 27.8 (26.0, 29.6)
 Missing 181  
Frequency of dental cleanings
 Twice/year 199 4.4 (3.6, 5.3)
 Once/year 491 9.0 (7.8, 10.2)
 Less than once/year 1170 20.3 (18.5, 22.3)
 Never 4370 66.3 (64.0, 68.5)
 Missing 66  
Number of lifetime sexual partners
 0–2 4232 75.0 (73.1, 76.8)
  > 2 1026 25.0 (23.2, 26.9)
 Missing 1038  
Men who have sex with men (MSM)
 Yes 0 0
 No 2185 90.0
 Missing 243 10.0