Online survey: knowledge about risks, prevention and consequences of infections with HBV among travellers from four European countries.

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Source
Curr Med Res Opin. 2011 Jan 3;
Publication Type
Article
Date
Jan-3-2011
Author
K H Herbinger
H D Nothdurft
R. Prymula
Author Affiliation
University Hospital, Department of Infectious Diseases and Tropical Medicine, Ludwig-Maximilians University of Munich, Munich, Germany.
Source
Curr Med Res Opin. 2011 Jan 3;
Date
Jan-3-2011
Language
English
Publication Type
Article
Abstract
Abstract Objective: To evaluate knowledge about risks, prevention and consequences of infection with hepatitis B virus (HBV) among travellers from four low HBV risk, European countries. Methods: Individuals from an internet panel and based in the Czech Republic, the Netherlands, Spain and Sweden were invited to take part in an online survey. A total of 4203 respondents met the inclusion criteria and completed the survey. Results: The majority (62.3%) of respondents did not know the main travel destinations with moderate or high prevalence for HBV. Also, 20.1% were somewhat or very unaware of the ways in which HBV can be caught and travellers aged 18-35 years were significantly more likely (p?
PubMed ID
21194400 View in PubMed
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