Socio-Economic Factors Affecting Hepatitis C and Lack of Awareness: A Case Study of Pakistan

@inproceedings{Yaseen2014SocioEconomicFA,
  title={Socio-Economic Factors Affecting Hepatitis C and Lack of Awareness: A Case Study of Pakistan},
  author={Muhammad Rizwan Yaseen and Shumaila AZIZ and Shafaq AFTAB},
  booktitle={Iranian journal of public health},
  year={2014}
}
The main objective of this study was to identify the socio-economic factors affecting the hepatitis C and to investigate the awareness of the individuals about the ways of transmission of HCV in Pakistan where about 10 million people are affected with hepatitis C, with high rate of mortality (1). In Pakistan, the prevalence of HCV is 4-6% (2) while in… CONTINUE READING