Hepatitis C Statistics

Around 4.1 million people in America are infected with the hepatitis C virus. Of these:

  • 85% will not clear the virus naturally and will stay infected for life.
  • 60-70% will develop chronic liver disease
  • 10-20% will develop cirrhosis
  • 1-5% will develop liver cancer

In 2007 there were 15,106 deaths caused by HCV, according to the CDC.

Chronic Hepatitis C is the most common reason for liver transplant in America .

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