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Deaths from Hepatitis C

Hepatitis C: Deaths

Deaths from Hepatitis C: estimated 8,000 to 10,000 deaths annually from Chronic HepC in USA (NIDDK)

Deaths from types of Hepatitis C: for details see deaths from types of Hepatitis C analysis; summary of available deaths by type data:

Death Rate Extrapolation

Death rate extrapolations for USA for Hepatitis C: 8,000 per year, 666 per month, 153 per week, 21 per day, 0 per hour, 0 per minute, 0 per second. Note: this automatic extrapolation calculation uses the deaths statistic: estimated 8,000 to 10,000 deaths annually from Chronic HepC in USA (NIDDK)

Hepatitis C: Deaths Articles

Deaths information for Hepatitis C: Chronic liver disease due to hepatitis C causes between 8,000 and 10,000 deaths and leads to about 1,000 liver transplants each year in the United States. Over the next two decades, the number of annual deaths from hepatitis C is expected to triple if there continues to be no effective treatment. (Source: excerpt from Microbes in Sickness and in Health -- Publications, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases: NIAID) ... Chronic liver disease is the tenth leading cause of death among adults in the United States. Studies indicate 40% to 60% of this disease is related to HCV, resulting in 8,000 to 10,000 deaths each year. (Source: excerpt from Facts About Hepatitis C: CDC-OC)

Death statistics for Hepatitis C

The following are statistics from various sources about deaths and Hepatitis C:

  • Hepatitis C death statistics by worldwide region:
    • About 8,000 deaths from Hepatitis C in Africa 2002 (The World Health Report, WHO, 2004)
    • About 7,000 deaths from Hepatitis C in The Americas 2002 (The World Health Report, WHO, 2004)
    • About 14,000 deaths from Hepatitis C in South East Asia 2002 (The World Health Report, WHO, 2004)
    • About 4,000 deaths from Hepatitis C in Europe 2002 (The World Health Report, WHO, 2004)
    • About 5,000 deaths from Hepatitis C in Eastern Mediterranean 2002 (The World Health Report, WHO, 2004
    • About 14,000 deaths from Hepatitis C in Western Pacific 2002 (The World Health Report, WHO, 2004)

Deaths from Hepatitis C: medical news summaries

The following medical news items are relevant to death from Hepatitis C:

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