Increases in Hepatitis C Virus Infection Related to Injection Drug Use Among Persons Aged ≤30 Years - Kentucky, Tennessee, Virginia, and West Virginia, 2006-2012
Discusses opioid abuse, drug injecting, and hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection in central Appalachia, with data on HCV infection rates for four states. Includes data for rural and urban areas by gender and race/ethnicity.
Jon E. Zibbell, Kashif Iqbal, Rajiv C. Patel, et al.
MMWR (Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report), 64(17), 453-458
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Appalachia · Illicit drug use · Infectious diseases · Public health · Rural-urban differences · Statistics and data · Substance use and misuse · Kentucky · Tennessee · Virginia · West Virginia