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Table 2 Concordance of self-reported and measured HCV status, n=2030 (excluding cases with acute infection)

From: Concordance between self-reported and measured HIV and hepatitis C virus infection status among people who inject drugs in Germany

  HCV laboratory test results
Self-reported status Unexposed (AB-, RNA-) Chronic infection (AB+, RNA+) Cleared infection (AB+, RNA-)
Concordant 339 (47 %) 622 (73 %) 174 (38 %)
Discordant 194 (27 %) 163 (19 %) 254 (56 %)
Never tested 113 (16 %) 37 (4 %) 15 (3 %)
Unclear 69 (10 %) 35 (4 %) 14 (3 %)
Answer declined 1 (0,1 %) 0 (0 %) 0 (0 %)
Total 716 857 457
  1. Unclear means not sure if tested or did not get last test result
  2. AB antibodies