Liver-Related Mortality and Healthcare Utilization among Younger Men Is Growing

While the causes and risk factors for liver disease and cirrhosis (e.g., excessive alcohol use, obesity, chronic hepatitis) are well-documented, the disease burden for men under age 40 is less understood. Mortality from liver disease and cirrhosis among men ages 18-39 and 40-64 has generally increased since 2018, but the rate of change is higher in younger men. For men ages 18-39, mortality increased by 96.8% from 2018 to 2021 as compared to a 29.3% increase for men ages 40-64 during the same period.

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