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Table 1 Sociodemographic characteristics of study participants

From: Coverage of different health insurance programs and medical costs associated with chronic hepatitis C infection in mainland China: a cross-sectional survey in 20 provinces

   Total patients (n = 1116) Inpatients (n = 593) Outpatients (n = 523)
Gender (%) Female 529 (47.4) 276 (46.5) 253 (48.4)
Male 587 (52.6) 317 (53.5) 270 (51.6)
Age, mean (standard deviation) 47.5 (13.1) 49.1 (12.8) 45.5 (13.3)
Age, median (P25, P75) 48.00 (39,57) 48.0 (40,58) 46.00 (37, 55)
Age, range (minimum, maximum) 68 (18,86) 68 (18,86) 65 (18, 83)
Age, n/% <30 109 (9.8) 39 (6.9) 70 (13.4)
30–39 196 (17.6) 97 (16.4) 99 (18.9)
40–49 334 (29.9) 178 (30.0) 156 (29.8)
50–59 278 (24.9) 153 (25.8) 125 (23.9)
60–69 148 (13.3) 96 (16.2) 52 (9.9)
≥70 51 (4.5) 30 (5.1) 21 (4.0)
Months elapsed since diagnosis, mean (standard deviation) 35.5 (47.9) 34.0 (47. 6) 37.4 (48.4)
Months elapsed since diagnosis, median (P25, P75) 18.0 (11.0, 38.0) 18.0 (8.0, 37.3) 22.0 (12.0,39.0)
Months elapsed since diagnosis, range (minimum, maximum) 333.0 (0.0, 333.0) 325.0 (0.0, 325.0) 333.0 (0.0, 333.0)
Region, n/% North 201 (18.0) 109 (18.4) 92 (17.6)
Northeast 96 (8.6) 54 (9.1) 42 (8.0)
East 304 (27.2) 158 (26.6) 146 (27.9)
Middle 283 (25.4) 141 (23.8) 142 (27.1)
South 81 (7.3) 40 (6.7) 41 (7.8)
Northwest 151 (13.5) 91 (15.3) 60 (11.5)