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Table 3.2 Clinical characteristics of reported cases of acute, symptomatic hepatitis B* ― United States, 2011

 

Clinical characteristic
Availability of valid data† for clinical characteristic
Cases with clinical characteristic§
No.
%
No.
%
Jaundice
1,920
66.4
1,477
76.9
Hospitalized for hepatitis B
1,864
64.5
1,021
54.8
Died from hepatitis B
1,682
58.2
22
1.3

*A total of 2,890 hepatitis B cases were reported during 2011.
†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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