Table 1.

Demographic Characteristics of Persons Reported With Hepatitis A: May 31, 1996 Through December 3, 1996, Salt Lake County, Utah (n = 393)

All Persons Reported With Hepatitis A
n (%)
Incidence Rate
(per 100 000)
Case-Persons Selected for Further Study
n (%)
393 (100)96170 (100)
Gender
 Male235 (60)11582 (48)
 Female158 (40)7788 (52)
Racial/ethnic group
 White, non-Hispanic285 (81)79149 (88)
 Hispanic47 (13)15017 (10)
 Asian/Pacific Islander4 (1)2 (1.1)
 Black, non-Hispanic7 (2)1 (<1)
 Native American5 (1)0 (0)
 Not reported45 (*)1 (<1)
Age group, y
 <510 (2)265 (3)
 5–1481 (21)11051 (30)
 15–29128 (32)12848 (28)
 30–44129 (33)13644 (26)
 >4445 (12)4522 (13)
  • * Excluded persons for whom race/ethnicity data were not reported when calculating percentages.

  • Annualized, based on US Census Bureau 1996 population estimates and Utah State Governor's Office of Planning and Budget, Utah Population Estimates Committee, 1997 economic and demographic projections.

  • Rates not calculated. Numerator too small.