Incidence Rate and Number of Cases of Acute Hepatitis C Infections in the US

"In 2014, a total of 2,194 cases of acute hepatitis C were reported to CDC from 40 states (Table 4.1). The overall incidence rate for 2014 was 0.7 cases per 100,000 population, an increase from 2010–2012. After adjusting for under-ascertainment and under-reporting, an estimated 30,500 acute hepatitis C cases occurred in 2014. (Data for 2014 were unavailable for Alaska, Arizona, Connecticut, Delaware, the District of Columbia, Hawaii, Iowa, Mississippi, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and Wyoming.)"


"Viral Hepatitis Surveillance - United States, 2014" (Atlanta, GA: US Centers for Disease Control Division of Viral Hepatitis), Sept. 22, 2016, p. 42.