Status: Baseline only

  
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Baseline only

Most Recent Data:
42.5 percent (2013-16)

Target:
80.0 percent

Desired Direction:
Increase desired

Baseline:
42.5 percent of persons who were ever infected with hepatitis C had cleared the infection in 2013-16

Increase the proportion of people who have cleared hepatitis C infection

Target-Setting Method
Maintain consistency with national programs, regulations, policies, or laws

Summary

New treatments can cure hepatitis C in most people. When chronic hepatitis C isn’t treated, it can cause liver disease, cirrhosis, liver cancer, and death. Making sure people get the treatment they need is key to helping more people recover from hepatitis C.