Published: 22 January 2020
Author(s): Tommaso Stroffolini, Evangelista Sagnelli, Caterina Sagnelli, Filomena Morisco, Sergio Babudieri, Caterina Furlan, Mario Pirisi, Maurizio Russello, Antonina Smedile, Mariantonietta Pisaturo, Piero Luigi Almasio
Issue: January 2020
Section: Original article

Epidemiological surveys performed in several countries [1–7] have shown that a low socioeconomic status (SES) unfavorably influences liver-related mortality. In Denmark, a low SES has been shown to be associated with an increased risk of acquiring HCV infection, and, once infected, patients with a low SES have a higher mortality rate [8].

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