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Washington State

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Washington State Mortality Rates Washington State Mortality Rates 1999-2006

Washington African American Female

Washington African American Male

Washington Asian or Pacific Islander Female

Washington Asian or Pacific Islander Male

Washington Hispanic (2135-2) Female

Washington Hispanic (2135-2) Male

Washington Hispanic (2186-2) Female

Washington Hispanic (2186-2) Male

Washington Native American Female

Washington Native American Male

Washington White Female

Washington White Male


Facts about HIV reporting in Washington State.

The final HIV reporting plan as adopted by the Board of Health is unique among all the reportable diseases in Washington in that names are used only in the initial case report and then converted to a non-name code within three months 58 kb pdf
HIV/AIDS Programs Washington State regulations regarding security and confidentiality pertaining to HIV/AIDS Reporting  
Needlestick Injuries among Health Care Workers in Washington State, 1996-2000 Executive Summary only: Health care workers are vulnerable to serious infectious diseases such as HIV, hepatitis B virus and hepatitis C virus following a needlestick injury…trend analysis showed an annual average increase of 5.84%. 17 kb pdf
S-3286-Proposed Hepatitis C Virus Law in Washington State
The department of health shall develop a state plan 
for prevention and treatment of hepatitis C.  The plan 
must include strategies for prevention and treatment 
of hepatitis C in specific demographic groups that are 
disproportionately affectedby hepatitis C, including 
persons infected with HIV, veterans, racialor ethnic 
minorities that suffer a higher incidence of hepatitis 
C, and persons who engage in high risk behavior, such 
as intravenous drug use.


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