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Death Statistics for Types of Diseases contagious from intravenous needles

Deaths and Diseases contagious from intravenous needles:

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

Death Statistics for Types of Diseases contagious from intravenous needles

Disease

Death Rate Estimate

US deaths estimate

Statistic Used for Calculation

Endocarditis N/A N/A No information
Group A Streptococcal Infections unavailable No information
Hepatitis N/A N/A No information
Hepatitis A N/A N/A No information
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
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)
AIDS N/A N/A No information
HTLV N/A N/A uncommon
HTLV-1 N/A N/A uncommon
Invasive group A Streptococcal disease N/A N/A No information
Sexually Transmitted Diseases N/A N/A 65 million people living with an incurable STD (CDC)
Streptococcal Infections N/A N/A No information
Tropical Spastic Paraparesis N/A N/A No information
Tuberculosis unavailable No information

Types of Diseases contagious from intravenous needles

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

 

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