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Table 3 HCV-related knowledge by anti-HCV status and reported IDU history, Georgia HCV serosurvey, 2015

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

  All participants Anti-HCV+ participants Anti-HCV+ participants reporting IDU
n Weighted % (95% CI) n Weighted % (95% CI) n Weighted % (95% CI)
Aware that HCV can be asymptomatic 2458 57.2 (54.9, 59.4) 260 76.4 (69.9, 81.9) 120 83.7 (74.2, 90.2)
Aware that HCV can be treated 3041 70.5 (68.5, 72.5) 287 83.6 (77.5, 88.3) 130 89.0 (80.1, 94.2)
HCV can be transmitted by
 Blood 3295 56.1 (53.9, 58.3) 295 71.1 (64.8, 76.8) 136 89.0 (80.2, 94.1)
 Sharing needles or syringes 3056 52.3 (50.0, 54.6) 278 67.1 (60.4, 73.2) 128 87.2 (78.8, 92.6)
 Sharing household objects like 2582 43.6 (41.1, 46.1) 249 58.6 (51.7, 65.1) 114 73.4 (62.4, 82.1)
 razors or toothbrushes
 Sexual contact 1875 31.9 (30.1, 33.7) 165 41.4 (35.0, 48.1) 83 57.5 (46.3, 67.9)