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Table 1 Demographic characteristics of the studied groups

From: IL-28B single nucleotide polymorphism as a predictor of hepatocellular carcinoma after treatment of chronic hepatitis C patients with direct acting antivirals

  Control group
N=100
Cirrhosis group
N=50
HCC group
N=50
Test of significance
Age/years     t=1.51
 Mean±SD 57.92±7.40 55.24±5.42 57.08±6.74 p=0.135
Sex, n (%)     
 Male 58 (58.0) 33 (66.0) 37 (74.0) χ2=5.70
p=0.06
 Female 42 (42.0) 17 (34.0) 13 (26.0)
  1. *Statistically significant (if p< 0.05)