Numbers and rates* of reported acute hepatitis infections among adults aged 18-40 years old, by demographic characteristics — United States 2020
|Characteristics||Acute Hepatitis B||Acute Hepatitis C|
|American Indian/Alaskan Native||4||0.4||40||5.1|
|Region 1: Boston||24||0.6||247||5.9|
|Region 2: New York||30||0.3||284||3.3|
|Region 3: Philadelphia||63||0.7||235||2.6|
|Region 4: Atlanta||351||1.7||1,013||5|
|Region 5: Chicago||116||0.7||615||3.9|
|Region 6: Dallas||54||0.4||214||1.5|
|Region 7: Kansas City||11||0.3||42||1|
|Region 8: Denver||11||0.3||101||2.5|
|Region 9: San Francisco||14||0.1||55||0.4|
|Region 10: Seattle||16||0.3||101||2.3|
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Source: CDC, National Notifiable Diseases Surveillance System.* Rate per 100,000 population.
§ Numbers reported in each category may not add up to the total number of reported cases in a year due to cases with missing data or, in the case of race/ethnicity, cases categorized as “Other”.
¶ Urban-rural region was categorized according to 2013 National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) urban-rural classification scheme for counties and county-equivalent entities (https://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data_access/urban_rural.htm.) Large central metro, large fringe metro, medium metro, and small metro counties were grouped as urban. Micropolitan and noncore counties were grouped as rural.
** US Department of Health and Human Services Regions were categorized according to the grouping of states and US Territories assigned under each of the ten Department of Health and Human Services regional offices. For the purposes of this report, regions with US territories (Region 2 and Region 9) contain data from states only.
The number of reported cases and rates of acute hepatitis B and acute hepatitis C among persons aged 18 to 40 years for 2020. Persons aged 18–40 years were used as a proxy for persons who inject drugs.
- Table 5.1. Number of reported acute viral hepatitis cases and estimated infections with 95% bootstrap confidence intervals — United States, 2013-2020
- Table 5.2. Number of reported acute and chronic cases of hepatitis C virus infection by case status — United States, 2020
- Table 5.3. Numbers and rates of reported acute hepatitis infections among adults aged 18-40 years old, by demographic characteristics — United States 2020