Table 2

Capture recapture estimates of patients diagnosed with chronic hepatitis C and alive end 2007
Region North Central South Zealand Copenhagen Total Population
n % n % n % n % n % n % prevalence
Age <40 250 36% 496 33% 1072 47% 357 34% 1171 32% 3346 37% 0.12%
40-49 252 36% 537 36% 736 32% 339 32% 1331 37% 3195 35% 0.40%
50+ 194 28% 458 31% 496 22% 348 33% 1129 31% 2625 29% 0.13%
Gender Male 463 67% 1019 68% 1524 66% 633 61% 2354 65% 5993 65% 0.22%
Female 233 33% 472 32% 780 34% 411 39% 1277 35% 3173 35% 0.11%
Year of entrance ≤2000 407 58% 776 52% 1417 62% 454 43% 1324 36% 4378 48%
in 1. register >2000 289 42% 715 48% 887 38% 590 57% 2307 64% 4788 52%
Total 696 100% 1491 100% 2304 100% 1044 100% 3631 100% 9166 100%
% of DK estimate 8% 16% 25% 11% 40% 100%
Prevalence(%) 0.12% 0.12% 0.19% 0.13% 0.22% 0.17%
Total pop. (in 1000) 577 1,236 1,194 819 1,644 5,472

Christensen et al.

Christensen et al. BMC Infectious Diseases 2012 12:178   doi:10.1186/1471-2334-12-178

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