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Table 4.5. Number and rate* of deaths with hepatitis C listed as a cause of death†, by demographic characteristic and year — United States, 2006–2010

 

Demographic characteristic
2006
2007
2008
2009
2010
No. Rate No. Rate No. Rate No. Rate No. Rate
  Age Group
(years)
0–34 128 0.09 131 0.09 124 0.09 116 0.08 117 0.08
35–44 1,083 2.49 999 2.32 878 2.07 828 1.99 712 1.73
45–54 5,802 13.43 5,937 13.53 5,758 12.98 5,469 12.26 5,171 11.49
55–64 4,191 13.28 5,145 15.72 5,967 17.71 6,683 19.21 7,431 20.37
65–74 1,500 7.93 1,621 8.37 1,709 8.49 1,824 8.77 1,901 8.75
≥75 1,241 6.76 1,273 6.85 1,332 7.11 1,333 7.01 1,293 6.97
Race White§ 10,783 4.05 11,798 4.31 12,261 4.37 12,682 4.43    
Black 2,567 7.50 2,686 7.59 2,829 7.82 2,908 7.80    
Non-White, non-Black** 595 3.61 622 3.59 678 3.78 663 3.61    
  Race/
Ethnicity
White, non-
Hispanic
 
                10,575 4.03
Black, non-
Hispanic
                2,981 7.72
Hispanic                 2,318 6.83
Asian/Pacific
Islander
                440 3.30
American
Indian/Alaskan
Native
                248 9.90
Sex Male 9,724 6.30 10,561 6.64 11,116 6.82 11,517 6.91 11,781 6.81
Female 4,221 2.52 4,545 2.65 4,652 2.65 4,736 2.65 4,846 2.63
Overall
13,945 4.35 15,106 4.58 15,768 4.66 16,235 4.70 16,627 4.65

* Rates for race, sex, and overall total are age-adjusted per 100,000 U.S. standard population.
†Cause of death is defined as the underlying cause of death or one of the multiple causes of death and is based on the International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision (ICD-10) codes B17.1 and B18.2 (hepatitis C).
§Included white, non-Hispanic and white Hispanic.
¶Included black, non-Hispanic and black Hispanic.
**Included all other racial/ethnic groups.

Source: CDC. National Vital Statistics System.


 
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