HCV End of Year Report-2021 Hepatitis, September 2021

(2021) HCV End of Year Report-2021 Hepatitis, September 2021. Public Health, Department of (Health and Human Services, Department of)

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Iowans diagnosed with chronic hepatitis C: In 2021, 741 Iowans were diagnosed with chronic hepatitis C, a 10% decrease in the number of people newly diagnosed with confirmed, chronic hepatitis C compared to 2021. The decrease was among people in the ‘baby boomer’ population, as well as among those less than 40 years of age. The number of diagnoses in 2021 was well below the previous 5 year average of 1,297 diagnoses annually from 2016 to 2020.

Item Type: Departmental Report
Keywords: Hepatitis, HCV, Public Health, Report
Subjects: Health and medicine
Health and medicine > Diseases > Communicable diseases
Health and medicine > Public health
ID Code: 46844
Deposited By: Ashley Funkhauser
Deposited On: 28 Nov 2023 20:05
Last Modified: 28 Nov 2023 20:05
URI: https://publications.iowa.gov/id/eprint/46844