Viral hepatitis. A population-based study in Rochester, Minn, 1971-1980.

  title={Viral hepatitis. A population-based study in Rochester, Minn, 1971-1980.},
  author={Douglas R. Osmon and Joseph Melton and Thomas F. Keys and Wendell W Hoffman and M D Maker and Howard F. Taswell and Albert J Czaja and Duane M. Ilstrup},
  journal={Archives of internal medicine},
  volume={147 7},
The incidence of acute viral hepatitis among Rochester, Minn, residents 1971-1980 was 28.6 per 100,000 person-years (p-y) (age- and sex-adjusted to the 1980 white population in the United States). The adjusted incidence of hepatitis B (12.9 per 100,000 p-y) was somewhat less than for hepatitis non-B (15.6 per 100,000 p-y). Each type was more frequent among young adults, especially males. The incidence of hepatitis was greater among those employed in the health service industry than among… CONTINUE READING