Which patient groups are at increased risk for hepatitis C (Hep C)?

Updated: Apr 02, 2020
  • Author: Robert A Schwartz, MD, MPH; Chief Editor: Dirk M Elston, MD  more...
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Answer

Race and ethnicity do not relate to hepatitis C virus (HCV). HCV infection is associated with lower economic status, less education, and groups other than whites.

Sex

No sex preponderance occurs with hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection. Sex differences were not significant. [29]


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