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Table 1 Persons alive with chronic hepatitis C according to registers end 2007

From: Hepatitis C prevalence in Denmark -an estimate based on multiple national registers

  Laboratory Database (DANVIR) Communicable Diseases Register Hospital Register Hepatitis database (DANHEP) TOTAL
Number 3960 2890 4484 3065 6935
% of total 58.0 39.2 66.0 41.3 100
Male (%) 66.9 64.4 61.5 61.9 64.6
Age in years (%)      
<40 35.9 37.1 30.4 30.4 34.9
40-49 35.4 34.9 36.2 35.5 35.7
≥50 28.8 28.0 33.4 34.4 29.3
Region (%)      
North 10.8 5.0 9.0 11.1 9.0
Central 17.4 19.2 21.7 19.2 18.7
South 31.2 23.0 20.6 21.7 25.5
Zealand 10.2 13.6 11.4 8.8 11.5
Copenhagen 30.4 39.2 37.3 39.2 35.3
Year of Inclusion (%)      
≤2000 43.4 23.6 37.0 24.7 51.8*
>2000 56.6 76.4 63.0 75.3 48.2*
Registered in drug treatment register (%) 57.9 59.8 50.1 43.8 56.0
  1. * first inclusion in any register.