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Hepatitis C Prevalence 1990 and 2005 - All GBD Regions

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Provider 
Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME)
Geography 
Coverage type 
Global
Time period covered 
01/1990 - 12/2005
Data type
Summary 

Hepatitis C prevalence estimates produced at the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation as part of the Global Burden of Disease (GBD) project. Estimates are for 1990 and 2005, by GBD region. The files include data extracted from systematic literature review and data analysis source code used to produce estimates. This research was published in: 

Mohd Hanafiah K, Groeger J, Flaxman AD, Wiersma ST. Global epidemiology of hepatitis C virus infection: New estimates of age-specific antibody to HCV seroprevalence. Hepatology. 2013 Apr;57(4):1333-42. doi: 10.1002/hep.26141. Epub 2013 Feb 4.  http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23172780.

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Department of Immunization, Vaccines, and Biologicals (World Health Organization), Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME). Hepatitis C Prevalence 1990 and 2005 - All GBD Regions. Seattle, United States: Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME).