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Author Topic: State-by-State Hepatitis C Stats Reveal Disparities  (Read 7106 times)

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State-by-State Hepatitis C Stats Reveal Disparities
« on: August 10, 2020, 10:39:45 am »
disparities according to sex, race, birth cohort and state of residence.

Heather Bradley, PhD, of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and colleagues estimated the state-by-state prevalence of hep C—the number of people living with the virus—by analyzing National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey data along with state-level HCV-related and drug overdose–related mortality data from the National Vital Statistics System. To account for populations not covered by the national survey, the researchers looked to a literature review.

Publishing their findings in Hepatology Communications, the study authors estimated that 1.3% of men and 0.6% of women in the United States have hep C, meaning that prevalence of the virus is 2.3-fold higher among men compared with women.

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