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Death Statistics for Types of Viral Hepatitis

Deaths and Viral Hepatitis:

This section presents information about the death rate statistics for the various types of Viral Hepatitis.

Death Statistics for Types of Viral Hepatitis

Disease

Death Rate Estimate

US deaths estimate

Statistic Used for Calculation

Viral Hepatitis (overall) approx 1 in 56,047 or 0.00% or 4,853 people in USA 4,853
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)
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
Hepatitis D N/A N/A No information
Hepatitis E N/A N/A No information
Hepatitis X N/A N/A No information
Chronic Hepatitis B N/A N/A 750,000 people in the United States (NIAID)
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 G N/A N/A No information

Death Statistics for Viral Hepatitis

Deaths and Viral Hepatitis:

4,853 deaths reported in USA 1999 (NVSR Sep 2001); fewer than 1,000 deaths (NIDDK 1985)

Deaths Rate:

approx 1 in 56,047 or 0.00% or 4,853 people in USA

Types of Viral Hepatitis

For more information about types of Viral Hepatitis, refer to our section on types of Viral Hepatitis. See also more information on death information for Viral Hepatitis.

 

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