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Table 1 Baseline demographic characteristics of HIV-infected Russian PWID in LINC (n = 349) and Russia ARCH (n = 207)

From: Insights on the Russian HCV care cascade: minimal HCV treatment for HIV/HCV co-infected PWID in St. Petersburg

  LINC Russia ARCH Total
Characteristic No. (%) No. (%) No. (%)
Median Age (IQR) 33.8 (31–37) 33.0 (30–36) 33.5 (31–37)  
Sex
 Male 256 73.4 147 71.0 403 72.5
 Female 93 26.6 60 29.0 153 27.5
Race
 Caucasian 349 100 207 100 556 100
 Other 0 0 0 0 0 0
Education
 Secondary Education or lower 314 90.0 179 86.5 493 88.7
 Higher education 35 10.0 28 13.5 63 11.3
Marital Status
 Married or living with partner 105 30.1 96 46.4 201 36.2
 Other 244 69.9 111 53.6 355 63.8
Employment
 Full-time 83 23.8 69 33.3 152 27.3
 Part-time 41 11.7 22 10.6 63 11.3
 Disability 11 3.2 3 1.4 14 2.5
 Unemployed 190 54.4 106 51.2 296 53.2
 Other (includes retired, homemaker) 24 6.9 7 3.4 31 5.6
Median Monthly Income (IQR) 35000 (20000–50000) 15000 (5000–30000) 28000 (10000–40000)
Median Years Since HIV Diagnosis (IQR) 6.6 (4–12) 7.4 (4–12) 7.1 (4–12)
Median CD4 Cell Count (IQR) n = 329 311 (163–492) n = 143 448 (294–639) N = 472 349 (201–550)
ART (current or past)       
 Yes 43 12.3 0 0 43 7.7
 No 306 87.7 207 100 513 92.3
Past 12-month drug dependence n = 344      
 Yes 326 94.8 127 61.4 453 82.2
 No 18 5.2 80 38.6 98 17.8
Past 30-day injection drug use n = 198a      
 Yes 183 92.4 94 45.4 277 68.4
 No 15 7.6 113 54.6 128 31.6
Past 12-month alcohol dependence       
 Yes    138 67.0   
 No    68 33.0   
  1. Abbreviations: HCV hepatitis C virus, HIV human immunodeficiency virus, PWID people who inject drugs, ART antiretroviral treatment, IQR interquartile range
  2. aAvailable on a smaller sample due to data collection error