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Table 2 Estimated prevalence and transmission rates of blood-borne viruses

From: Economic benefits of safety-engineered sharp devices in Belgium - a budget impact model

  Hepatitis B Hepatitis C HIV
Prevalence in a hospital population [19] 4.9% 7.9% 9.0%
Transmission rate 30% [20] 1.8% [20, 21] 0.31% [20, 21]