Association of Individual and Community Factors With Hepatitis C Infections Among Pregnant People and Newborns

Published in: JAMA Health Forum, Volume 2, No. 10 (October 2021). doi: 10.1001/jamahealthforum.2021.3470

Posted on on March 29, 2022

by Stephen W. Patrick, William D. Dupont, Elizabeth McNeer, Melissa McPheeters, William O. Cooper, David M. Aronoff, Sarah Osmundson, Bradley D. Stein

US hepatitis-C viral infections are a known complication of opioid abuse and have serious consequences for pregnant women. Infections among pregnant women grew fastest among White and American Indian/Alaska Native people without a 4-year degree.

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