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Women’s History Month
March is Women’s History Month
Trends in Hep B and C among Women in the NYC
The Hepatitis A, B and C in New York City: 2019 Annual Report notes that:
- 43.2% of newly reported with chronic hepatitis B in 2019 identified as female.
- 37.4% of newly reported with chronic hepatitis C in 2019 identified as female.
Trends in Hep C and Liver cancer among Women in the U.S.
- From 2003-2018, there has been an increase in hepatitis C.
- While more men die from liver cancer, rates have been increasing steadily among women by 3.4% yearly from 2008 to 2012.
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