TABLE 1

Characteristics of Women With and Without HCV Infection (N = 87 924)

HCV-Negative (N = 86 881), n (%)HCV-Positive (N = 1043), n (%)Pa
Maternal age at delivery, y
 ≥3041 180 (47)345 (33)<.001
 25–2924 274 (28)391 (38)
 <2521 404 (25)307 (29)
Insurance
 Medicaid25 472 (29)806 (77)<.001
 Private61 015 (70)225 (22)
 Self-pay394 (0.5)12 (1)
Race
 White62 677 (72)969 (93)<.001
 African American17 204 (20)55 (5)
 Other3679 (4)3 (0.3)
 Unknown3321 (4)16 (2)
Married50 527 (58)130 (13)<.001
Tobacco use10 277 (12)682 (65)<.001
Opiate use disorder1183 (1)712 (68)<.001
Other substance use340 (0.4)111 (11)<.001
Hepatitis B infection117 (0.1)10 (1)<.001
HIV infection69 (0.1)5 (0.5).002
Vaginal delivery62 472 (72)717 (69).03
Gestational age, wk
 ≥3775 813 (87)806 (77)<.001
 35–364695 (5)108 (10)
 <354655 (5)120 (12)
NICU stay, d
 065 019 (75)331 (32)<.001
 1–76497 (8)352 (34)
 ≥83860 (4)192 (18)
  • Less than 5% of data were missing for all variables.

  • a Fisher’s exact test.