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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of participants

From: Increased levels of circulating IL-10 in persons recovered from hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection compared with persons with active HCV infection

Total N = 163
Sex
 Female n (%) 65 (39.9)
 Male n (%) 98 (60.1)
Age
 Mean (SD) 35.8 (11.9)
Occupationa
 Modern professional occupation n (%) 28 (23)
 Farming or agricultural occupation n (%) 13 (10.7)
 Routine manual and service occupations n (%) 36 (29.5)
 Student n (%) 15 (12.3)
 Technical and craft occupations n (%) 24 (19.7)
 Unemployed n (%) 6 (4.9)
HBsAg statusb
 Negative n (%) 146 (90.1)
 Positive n (%) 16 (9.9)
HIV statusb
 Negative n (%) 154 (95.1)
 Positive n (%) 8 (4.9)
  1. aOne participant could not provide information on his occupation
  2. bOne participant did not agree to be screened for HBsAg and HIV