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TABLE 2

Maternal Risk Factors That Are Predictive of Pediatric HCV Screening (N = 323)

HCV Unscreened (N = 227), n (%)HCV Screened (N = 96), n (%)Pa
Maternal age at delivery, y 
 ≥30 70 (31) 35 (37) .58 
 25–29 96 (42) 39 (41) 
 <25 61 (27) 22 (23) 
Insurance  
 Medicaid 177 (78) 74 (77) .78 
 Private 49 (22) 21 (22) 
 Self-pay 1 (0.4) 1 (1) 
Race 
 White 207 (91) 93 (97) .34 
 African American 14 (6) 3 (3) 
 Other 1 (0.4) 0 (0) 
 Unknown 5 (2) 0 (0) 
Tobacco use 149 (66) 75 (78) .08 
Opioid use disorder 142 (63) 73 (76) .02 
Other substance use 30 (13) 6 (6) .08 
Maternal education 
 Some college or graduate 75 (33) 35 (37) .64 
 High school graduate 90 (40) 38 (40) 
 Less than high school graduate 32 (14) 15 (16) 
 Unknown 30 (13) 8 (8) 
Birth wt, g 
 ≥2500 173 (76) 78 (81) .60 
 1500–2499 45 (20) 17 (18) 
 <1500 8 (4) 1 (1) 
HCV Unscreened (N = 227), n (%)HCV Screened (N = 96), n (%)Pa
Maternal age at delivery, y 
 ≥30 70 (31) 35 (37) .58 
 25–29 96 (42) 39 (41) 
 <25 61 (27) 22 (23) 
Insurance  
 Medicaid 177 (78) 74 (77) .78 
 Private 49 (22) 21 (22) 
 Self-pay 1 (0.4) 1 (1) 
Race 
 White 207 (91) 93 (97) .34 
 African American 14 (6) 3 (3) 
 Other 1 (0.4) 0 (0) 
 Unknown 5 (2) 0 (0) 
Tobacco use 149 (66) 75 (78) .08 
Opioid use disorder 142 (63) 73 (76) .02 
Other substance use 30 (13) 6 (6) .08 
Maternal education 
 Some college or graduate 75 (33) 35 (37) .64 
 High school graduate 90 (40) 38 (40) 
 Less than high school graduate 32 (14) 15 (16) 
 Unknown 30 (13) 8 (8) 
Birth wt, g 
 ≥2500 173 (76) 78 (81) .60 
 1500–2499 45 (20) 17 (18) 
 <1500 8 (4) 1 (1) 
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Fisher’s exact test.

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