A Population Based Study on Hepatitis B Virus in Northern Iran, Amol

@inproceedings{Keyvani2014APB,
  title={A Population Based Study on Hepatitis B Virus in Northern Iran, Amol},
  author={Hossein Keyvani and Masoudreza Sohrabi and Farhad Zamani and Hossein Poustchi and Hossein Ashrafi and Fatemeh sima Saeedian and Mansooreh Mooadi and Nima Motamed and Hossein Ajdarkosh and Mahmoodreza Khonsari and Gholamreza Hemmasi and Mitra Ameli and Ali Kabir and Mahmoud Khodadost},
  booktitle={Hepatitis monthly},
  year={2014}
}
BACKGROUND Viral hepatitis is a major health problem worldwide. Change in transmission patterns of hepatitis B makes it necessary to re-evaluate its prevalence and risk factors. OBJECTIVES We aimed to determine the prevalence of HBV infection and its related risk factors in Amol city, Northern Iran. PATIENTS AND METHODS As a population based study, a cluster sampling approach was used and 6146 individuals from the general population of urban and rural areas of Amol, Iran, from both genders… CONTINUE READING
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