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Table 1 Baseline characteristics in LT recipients with a history of HCV infection

From: Prevalence and clinical consequences of Hepatitis E in patients who underwent liver transplantation for chronic Hepatitis C in the United States

  HEV IgG positive N = 53 HEV IgG negative N = 92 p-value
Mean age, years 53 ± 7 51 ± 8 0.153
Male sex 45 (85 %) 64 (70 %) 0.047
Caucasian ethnicity 47 (88 %) 79 (84 %) 0.615
Residing in Minnesota 29 (53 %) 35 (37 %) 0.077
History of alcohol abuse 26 (49 %) 34 (37 %) 0.166
HCV genotype 1 28 (67 %) 63 (83 %) 0.066
  1. LT liver transplant, HCV Hepatitis C virus, HEV Hepatitis E virus