GITNUX MARKETDATA REPORT 2024

Statistics About The Most Chronic Bloodborne Disease In Us

The most chronic bloodborne disease in the US, hepatitis C, affects approximately 2.4 million individuals.

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"Awareness campaigns are critical for increasing hepatitis C screening rates."

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"Incidence of acute hepatitis C has increased fourfold from 2009 to 2018."

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"Early antiviral therapy is crucial to prevent liver disease progression."

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"Hepatitis C is a leading cause of liver transplants in the United States."

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"Hepatitis C disproportionately affects marginalized and vulnerable populations."

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"New infections are largely driven by the opioid crisis and associated needle sharing."

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"Approximately 15,000 Americans die each year from hepatitis C-related liver diseases."

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"Direct-acting antiviral medications can cure more than 95% of people with hepatitis C."

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"Over 1 million people globally die each year from hepatitis C complications."

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"The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recommends screening for hepatitis C in all adults aged 18 to 79."

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"About 2.4 million people in the U.S. are living with hepatitis C."

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"Hepatitis C causes more deaths in the United States than any other infectious disease reported to the CDC."

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"Approximately 75%–85% of people who become infected with hepatitis C virus develop chronic infection."

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"50%–75% of people with chronic hepatitis C are unaware they are infected."

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"Hepatitis C is the most common bloodborne infection in the United States."

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"Universal hepatitis C screening could save thousands of lives annually."

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"Chronic hepatitis C may lead to liver cirrhosis or liver cancer."

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"Baby boomers (born 1945-1965) are five times more likely to have hepatitis C."

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"Injection drug use is the primary risk factor for new hepatitis C infections."

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"The cost of hepatitis C treatment can exceed $84,000 for a 12-week course."

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