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Death Statistics for Types of Diseases contagious from blood

Deaths and Diseases contagious from blood:

This section presents information about the death rate statistics for the various types of Diseases contagious from blood.

Death Statistics for Types of Diseases contagious from blood

Disease

Death Rate Estimate

US deaths estimate

Statistic Used for Calculation

HIV approx 1 in 302 or 0.33% or 900,000 people in USA 900,000 Americans (NIAID, quarter are unaware) 900,000 Americans (NIAID, quarter are unaware)
Cytomegalovirus N/A N/A 50% approximately; almost half of young adults (NIAID)
Hepatitis B N/A N/A estimated 1.5 million HBV carriers in the U.S. (NWHIC); 417,000 people currently infected (CDC 2001)
Chronic Hepatitis B N/A N/A 750,000 people in the United States (NIAID)
Hepatitis C approx 1 in 136 or 0.74% or 2 million people in USA estimated 2 to 5 million HCV chronic carriers estimated 2 to 5 million HCV chronic carriers
Chronic Hepatitis C approx 1 in 68 or 1.47% or 4 million people in USA Almost 4 million Americans have antibodies indicating infection or prior exposure (NIDDK). Almost 4 million Americans have antibodies indicating infection or prior exposure (NIDDK).
Hepatitis D N/A N/A No information
AIDS N/A N/A No information
HTLV-1 N/A N/A uncommon
Malaria N/A N/A No information
Tropical Spastic Paraparesis N/A N/A No information
Diseases contagious from intravenous needles N/A N/A No information
Diseases contagious from needlestick injury N/A N/A No information
Diseases contagious from blood transfusion N/A N/A No information

Types of Diseases contagious from blood

For more information about types of Diseases contagious from blood, refer to our section on types of Diseases contagious from blood. See also more information on death information for Diseases contagious from blood.

 

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