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Table 1 HIV-1 risk factors according to GBV-C status.

From: Prevalence of GB virus type C in urban Americans infected with human immunodeficiency virus type 1

  GBV-C RNA positive Anti- E2 antibody positive alone Negative for GBV-C RNA and Anti-E2 antibody Total
Hemophilia n (%)* 1 (11%) 2 (22%) 6 (67%) 9 (100%)
Heterosexual 25 (22%) 38 (33%) 52 (45%) 115 (100%)
Heterosexual/IVDU 10 (24%) 10 (24%) 12 (52%) 42 (100%)
IVDU 35 (22%) 58 (37%) 65 (41%) 158 (100%)
MSM 8 (35%) 2 (9%) 13 (66%) 23 (100%)
Transfusion 2 (20%) 3 (30%) 5 (50%) 10 (100%)
Other 1 (17%) 1 (17%) 4 (67%) 6 (100%)
  1. *- percentage by risk factor