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Historical reported cases and estimates of viral hepatitis

The following charts of hepatitis A, hepatitis B, and hepatitis C incidence are provided for archival and historical purposes only. As noted in “Adjustments to Reported Cases” (page 16) of the DVH Surveillance Summary 2011, using new methodology for 2011 data, these estimates have wide confidence intervals and cannot be compared directly with estimates from previous years that were obtained using different calculations.

Incidence of Hepatitis A, United States
Incidence of Hepatitis A, United States
Year
Reported Acute Cases Estimated Acute Cases Estimated Total New Infections
1980 29,087 124,000 234,000
1981 25,802 110,000 223,000
1982 23,404 100,000 228,000
1983 21,534 92,000 221,000
1984 22,038 94,000 232,000
1985 23,211 99,000 228,000
1986 23,429 100,000 239,000
1987 25,280 108,000 255,000
1988 28,506 122,000 305,000
1989 35,822 153,000 380,000
1990 31,522 135,000 373,000
1991 24,219 104,000 288,000
1992 23,112 99,000 274,000
1993 24,238 104,000 284,000
1994 26,796 115,000 333,000
1995 31,582 135,000 356,000
1996 31,032 133,000 335,000
1997 30,021 128,000 341,000
1998 23,299 99,000 243,000
1999 17,047 73,000 181,000
2000 13,397 57,000 143,000
2001 10,616 45,000 93,000
2002 8,795 38,000 73,000
2003 7,653 33,000 61,000
2004 5,683 24,000 56,000
2005 4,488 19,000 42,000
2006 3,579 15,000 32,000
2007 2,979 13,000 25,000
2008 2,585 11,000 22,000
2009 1,987 9,000 21,000
2010 1,670 7,000 17,000

Incidence of Hepatitis B, United States
Incidence of Hepatitis B, United States
Year
Reported Acute Cases Estimated Acute Cases Estimated Total New Infections
1980 19,014 53,000 208,000
1981 21,151 59,000 229,000
1982 22,176 62,000 239,000
1983 24,319 68,000 267,000
1984 26,116 73,000 281,000
1985 26,612 74,000 287,000
1986 26,106 73,000 283,000
1987 25,915 72,000 287,000
1988 23,175 65,000 253,000
1989 23,421 65,000 255,000
1990 21,277 59,000 232,000
1991 17,911 50,000 193,000
1992 16,126 45,000 175,000
1993 13,361 37,000 144,000
1994 12,517 35,000 133,000
1995 10,805 30,000 113,000
1996 10,637 30,000 112,000
1997 10,416 29,000 110,000
1998 10,258 29,000 109,000
1999 7,694 21,000 79,000
2000 8,036 22,000 81,000
2001 7,844 22,000 78,000
2002 8,064 23,000 79,000
2003 7,526 21,000 73,000
2004 6,212 17,000 60,000
2005 5,494 15,000 53,000
2006 4,758 13,000 46,000
2007 4,519 13,000 43,000
2008 4,033 12,000 38,000
2009 3,371 9,000 38,000
2010 3,371 9,000 38,000

Incidence of Hepatitis C, United States
Incidence of Hepatitis C, United States
Year Estimated Acute Cases Estimated Total New Infections
1982 29,500 180,000
1983 30,800 188,000
1984 36,000 219,000
1985 42,700 261,000
1986 43,000 262,000
1987 35,400 216,000
1988 39,400 240,000
1989 47,800 291,000
1990 29,400 179,000
1991 18,400 112,000
1992 12,000 73,000
1993 9,400 57,000
1994 8,900 54,000
1995 5,900 36,000
1996 5,900 36,000
1997 6,300 38,000
1998 6,800 41,000
1999 6,400 39,000
2000 6,300 38,000
2001 3,900 24,000
2002 4,800 29,000
2003 4,500 28,000
2004 4,200 26,000
2005 3,400 21,000
2006 3,200 19,000
2007 2,800 17,000
2008 2,900 18,000
2009 2,600 16,000
2010 2,800 17,000

Reported Cases of Acute Viral Hepatitis, by Type and Year, United States, 1966–2003 [PDF – 1 page]

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