Population-based prevalence, incidence, and disease burden of autoimmune hepatitis in South Korea

@inproceedings{Kim2017PopulationbasedPI,
  title={Population-based prevalence, incidence, and disease burden of autoimmune hepatitis in South Korea},
  author={Bo Hyun Kim and Hwa Young Choi and Moran Ki and Kyung-Ah Kim and Eun Sun Jang and Sook-Hyang Jeong},
  booktitle={PloS one},
  year={2017}
}
BACKGROUND AND AIM Little is known about population-based epidemiology and disease burden of autoimmune hepatitis (AIH). The aim of this study was to investigate the prevalence, incidence, comorbidity and direct medical cost of AIH in South Korea. METHODS The data was from the nationwide, population-based National Health Insurance Service claims database and the Rare Intractable Disease registration program. Age and gender-specific prevalence rates were calculated, and data on comorbidity… CONTINUE READING

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