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Research Article

Awareness and Vaccine Coverage of Hepatitis B among Cameroonian Medical Students

Table 1

Definition of operational variables.


Knowledge on hepatitis B infection and vaccine
8–12 of 12 correct responsesGood knowledge on signs and symptoms
0–7 of 12 correct responsesPoor knowledge on signs and symptoms
5–7 of 7 correct responsesGood knowledge on route of transmission
0–4 of 7 correct responsesPoor knowledge on route of transmission
Attitudes towards hepatitis B vaccine:
≥ 4 0f 7 Positive attitudesPositive attitude towards HBV vaccine
≥ 3 0f 6 Negative attitudesNegative attitude towards HBV vaccine
HBV vaccine uptake
3Complete vaccination
1–2Incomplete vaccination
0Not vaccinated

HBV: Hepatitis B virus.

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