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Statistics and Surveillance

Surveillance

Viral Hepatitis Surveillance – United States, 2014
Viral Hepatitis Surveillance – United States, 2013
Viral Hepatitis Surveillance – United States, 2012
Viral Hepatitis Surveillance – United States, 2011
Viral Hepatitis Surveillance – United States, 2010
Viral Hepatitis Surveillance – United States, 2009
Surveillance Data for Acute Viral Hepatitis – United States, 2008
Surveillance for Acute Viral Hepatitis --- United States, 2007 [PDF - 32 pages]
MMWR 2009;58(SS-3)

Health Care Related Outbreaks Reported to CDC

Hepatitis B and C Outbreaks Related to Health Care Reported to CDC

Surveillance Guidelines and Forms

Guidelines for Viral Hepatitis Surveillance and Case Management

Viral Hepatitis Surveillance Report Form [PDF - 7 pages]
This form (finalized in September 2013) is to serve as a guide for surveillance and is based on CSTE recommendations.

Hepatitis Case Record Form [PDF - 2 pages]
National Electronic Telecommunications System for Surveillance

Disease Burden from Viral Hepatitis A, B, and C in the United States

Hepatitis A

Reported Acute (New) Cases of
Hepatitis A Virus (HAV)
2005
2006
2007
2008
2009
2010
2011
2012
2013
2014
4,488
3,579
2,979
2,585
1,987
1,670
1,398
1,562
1,781
1,239

Estimated Actual New Cases of
HAV (range)
2011 (estimated) * 2012 (estimated) * 2013 (estimated) * 2014 (estimated) *
2,700 (1,900- 3,100)
3,000 (2,200- 3,500)
3,500 (2,500- 3,900)
2,500 (1,700- 2,800)

* Actual acute cases estimated to be 1.96 times the number of reported cases in any year

Est. No. of Chronic Cases
In the United States
No chronic infections

No. of Death Certificates listing
HAV as a Cause of Death
2010
2011
2012
2013
2014*
95
69
77
80
76

* Underlying or contributing cause of death in most recent year available (2014)

Incidence of Hepatitis A, by year United States, 1980-2011

 

Hepatitis B 

Reported Acute (New) Cases of
Hepatitis B Virus (HBV)
2005
2006
2007
2008
2009
2010
2011
2012
2013
2014
5,494
4,758
4,519
4,033
3,374
3,350
2,890
2,895
3,050
2,953

Estimated Actual New Cases of
HBV (range)
2011 (estimated)*
2012 (estimated)*
2013 (estimated)*
2014 (estimated)*
18,800 (10,800-46,100)
18,800 (10,800-46,100)
19,800 (11,300-48,500)
19,200 (11,000-47,100)

* Actual acute cases estimated to be 6.48 times the number of reported cases in any year

Est. No. of Chronic Cases
In the United States
850,000- 2.2 million

No. of Death Certificates listing
HBV as a Cause of Death
2010
2011
2012
2013
2014*
1,792
1,804
1,771
1,873
1,843

* Underlying or contributing cause of death in most recent year available (2014)

Incidence of Acute Hepatitis B, by year United States, 1980-2011

 

Hepatitis C 

Reported Acute (New) Cases of
Hepatitis C Virus (HCV)
2005
2006
2007
2008
2009
2010
2011
2012
2013
2014
694
802
849
878
781
853
1,230
1,778
2,138
2,194

Estimated Actual New Cases of
HCV (range)
2011 (estimated)*
2012 (estimated)*
2013 (estimated)*
2014 (estimated)*
16,500 (7,200-43,400)
24,700 (19,600-84,400)
29,700 (23,500-101,400)
30,500 (24,200-104,200)

* Actual acute cases estimated to be 13.9 times the number of reported cases in any year

Est. No. of Chronic Cases
In the United States
2.7- 3.9 million

No. of Death Certificates listing
HCV as a Cause of Death
2010
2011
2012
2013*
2014*
16,627†
17,721†
18,650†
19,368†
19,659†

* Underlying or contributing cause of death in most recent year available (2014)
†Current information indicates these represent a fraction of deaths attributable in whole or in part to chronic hepatitis C

Incidence of acute Hepatitis C, by year United States, 2002-2011

Historical reported cases and estimates

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