359 people were recorded with the diagnosis of viral hepatitis in Azerbaijan in 2019, State Statistics Committee told APA.
66 of them were the patients with acute A hepatitis, 156 acute B hepatitis, and 127 acute C hepatitis. It has been noted that 45 of the patients with A hepatitis are men, 21 women, 115 are men and 41 are women among the patients with B hepatitis, and 110 are men, 17 are women among the patients with C hepatitis.
24 people are under 18 among those who have acute A hepatitis, and 42 people are 18 years old and over. 11 people are under 18 among those who have acute B hepatitis and 145 are 18 years old and over. 1 person is 18 years old who has acute C hepatitis and 136 people are over 18.
It has been noted that last year, 4 people- one man, and 3 women died from A hepatitis, 11 people- 8 men and 3 women died from B hepatitis, and 32 people- 21 men, and 11 women died from C hepatitis.