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ABC of hepatitis in China 中國的甲乙丙肝

Map created by CUHK SpatioEpi Group

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Hepatitis virus is classified by types named after alphabets. Transmission routes differ from one virus to the other. The graph shows the distribution of the main forms of reported viral hepatitis per 100,000 population in China in 2012. Qinghai gave the highest prevalence (red area on map) for Hepatitis A and Hepatitis B, while Tianjin and Beijing were the lowest (green area on map). The highest prevalence of Hepatitis C was recorded in Xinjiang and the lowest in Xizang (Tibet), the latter also gave the lowest prevalence for Hepatitis E. Jiangsu was the province with the highest Hepatitis E prevalence.

Data for the map were extracted from China Public Health Statistical Yearbook 2013.