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Table 3.2 Clinical characteristics of reported cases of acute, hepatitis B* ― United States, 2010

 

Clinical characteristic
Availability of valid data† for clinical characteristic
Cases with clinical characteristic§
No.
%
No.
%
Jaundice
1,844
55.0
1,414
76.7
Hospitalized for hepatitis B
2,013
60.1
1,002
49.8
Died from hepatitis B
1,842
55.9
29
1.5

*A total of 3,350 hepatitis B cases were reported during 2010.
†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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