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Table 3.2 Clinical characteristics of reported cases of acute, hepatitis B* ― United States, 2009

 

Clinical characteristic
Availability of valid data† for clinical characteristic
Cases with clinical characteristic§
No.
%
No.
%
Jaundice
1,960
58.1
1,507
76.9
Hospitalized for hepatitis B
2,126
63.1
993
46.7
Died from hepatitis B
1,900
56.4
24
1.3

*A total of 3,371 hepatitis B cases were reported during 2009.
†Case reports for which questions regarding clinical characteristics were answered with “yes” or “no.” Reports with any other response were excluded.
§Numbers and percentages represent only those case reports for which data regarding clinical characteristics were available; numbers likely are underestimates.


 
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