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Table 1 Baseline characteristics of the study population

From: Seroepidemiology of chronic hepatitis B and C in the French Caribbean Island of Guadeloupe

Characteristic N = 2200 (%)
Age (median) years 43 [18–87]
Sexe  
Male 886 (40.3)
Female 1314 (59.7)
Occupation  
Unemployed 1247 (56.7)
Working class 508 (23.1)
Farmers 103 (4.7)
Middle/senior management 125 (5.7)
Retired 217 (9.9)
Risk factors  
Past surgery 619 (28.1)
Endoscopy 584 (27.5)
Using drugs 13 (0.6)
  Intravenously 1 (0.0)
  Nasal way 12 (0.6)
Tatoo 216 (10.0)
Piercing 95 (4.4)
Shaving hair or beard 352 (16.3)
Unknown 321 (14.6)