Description of data: The rate of new HCV infections among young PWIDs in SF, measured in person-years (py).
- Data time frame: 01/2000 - 01/2019
- Data collected/analyzed: 2020
- Includes young adult (18-30 years old) PWIDs in San Francisco who participated in the UFO study.
Description of data source: Data is primarily from the UFO study, which collected survey responses, structured interviews and serological tests for both anti-HCV and HCV RNA. A full description of the data source and statistical analyses can be found in the original paper: Housing Stability and Hepatitis C Infection for Young Adults Who Inject Drugs: Examining the Relationship of Consistent and Intermittent Housing Status on HCV Infection Risk. The document is also attached here, under File Attachments.