Home > The effect of female sex on hepatitis C incidence among people who inject drugs: results from the international multi-cohort InC3 Collaborative.

Esmaeili, Aryan and Mirzazadeh, Ali and Morris, Meghan D and Hajarizadeh, Behzad and Sacks, Henry S and Maher, Lisa and Grebely, Jason and Kim, Arthur Y and Lauer, Georg and Cox, Andrea L and Hellard, Margaret and Dietze, Paul and Bruneau, Julie and Shoukry, Naglaa H and Dore, Gregory J and Lloyd, Andrew R and Prins, Maria and Page, Kimberly . (2017) The effect of female sex on hepatitis C incidence among people who inject drugs: results from the international multi-cohort InC3 Collaborative. Oxford University Press. Clinical Infectious Diseases, cix768 https://doi.org/10.1093/cid/cix768

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This study from the United States of America provides valuable information on differences in hepatitis C virus (HCV) incidence by sex in people who inject drugs (PWID), controlling for differences in related exposures and behavioral factors, using well-characterized longitudinal data from geographically diverse prospective cohort studies.


Item Type:Evidence resource
Drug Type:Opioid
Intervention Type:AOD disorder harm reduction
Date:August 2017
Publisher:Oxford University Press
Volume:cix768
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Subjects:G Health and disease > Disorder by cause > Communicable disease > Hepatitis C
J Health care, prevention and rehabilitation > Health-related prevention > Health information and education > Communicable disease control
T Demographic characteristics > Woman (women / female)
T Demographic characteristics > Gender differences
T Demographic characteristics > Intravenous / injecting drug user
VA Geographic area > United States

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