Prevalence of Hepatitis B in Insular Regions of Southeast China: A Community-Based Study

@inproceedings{Chen2013PrevalenceOH,
  title={Prevalence of Hepatitis B in Insular Regions of Southeast China: A Community-Based Study},
  author={Ping Chen and Chengbo Yu and Bing Ruan and Shi‐gui Yang and Jingjing Ren and Weijian Xu and Zhuanbo Luo and Lanjuan Li},
  booktitle={PloS one},
  year={2013}
}
OBJECTIVE Hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection remains a significant public health problem. The purpose of this study was to investigate the seroepidemiology of HBV in people living in the insular regions, and to provide the most recent baseline data for planning and monitoring of health. METHODS A cross-sectional, community-based survey was conducted without age restriction, on two isolated islands, Zhoushan and Yuhuan, China. The study sample was selected by random multistage cluster sampling… CONTINUE READING
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