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Hepatitis B in Moroccan-Dutch: a qualitative study into determinants of screening participation.

By Nora Hamdiui, Mart L Stein, Ytje J J van der Veen, Maria E T C van den Muijsenbergh and Jim E van Steenbergen

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Chronic hepatitis B (HBV) leads to an increased risk for liver cirrhosis and liver cancer. In the Netherlands, chronic HBV prevalence in the general population is 0.20%, but 3.77% in first generation immigrants. Our aim was to identify determinants associated with the intention to participate in HBV testing among first generation Moroccan immigrants, one of the two largest immigrant groups targeted for screening

Year: 2018
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