Table 4.

Validation of the Hepatitis C Transmission Risk Index Using Multiple Linear Regression

PredictorsPrevalence of Hepatitis C Infection
B (SE B)P Value
Intercept0.0004 (0.00069)0.49
Percent Caucasian Population−0.0014 (0.00094)0.13
Percent of Population Born 1945-19650.0043 (0.0033)0.20
Prevalence of Drug Use0.78 (0.042)<0.001*
  • * P values in bold are significant.

  • B, Coefficient Estimate; SE B, Coefficient – Standard Error; R2, Multiple R-Squared.