Canadian Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology / 2016 / Article / Tab 6

Research Article

Hepatitis B Awareness and Knowledge in Asian Communities in British Columbia

Table 6

Opinions on HBV education by survey respondents.

HBV educationTotal
()
Chinese
()
South Asian
()
Filipino
()
Korean
()
Southeast
Asian
()

Is hepatitis B education adequate in the community?
 Yes208 (20.5)66 (12.7)62 (22.3)42 (35.6)30 (49.2)8 (20.5)
 No555 (54.8)322 (61.7)153 (55.8)40 (33.9)20 (33.3)21 (53.8)
 Uncertain250 (24.7)134 (25.6)60 (21.9)35 (30.5)10 (17.5)10 (25.6)
Which language is more effective for hepatitis education in the Asian community?
 Native language811 (80.1)446 (85.5)244 (89.1)48 (40.7)47 (76.2)27 (69.2)
 English51 (5.1)15 (2.9)11 (4.0)15 (12.7)6 (9.5)5 (12.8)
 No difference 152 (14.8)61 (11.6)19 (6.9)54 (46.6)8 (14.3)7 (17.9)
What is your main source of health information?
 Doctor’s office588 (58.1)228 (43.7)202 (73.7)88 (75.4)40 (65.1)30 (76.9)
 Pharmacist182 (17.9)73 (13.9)24 (8.8)37 (31.4)32 (52.4)15 (38.5)
 Family and friends274 (27.5)124 (23.7)47 (17.2)55 (46.6)33 (54.0)20 (51.3)
 Internet436 (40.9)249 (47.6)61 (22.3)71 (61.0)16 (25.4)18 (46.2)
 Media395 (40.4)243 (46.6)75 (27.4)58 (49.2)14 (22.2)20 (51.3)
 School132 (13.4)79 (15.2)5 (1.8)34 (28.8)10 (15.9)8 (20.5)
 Other61 (6.0)30 (5.8)17 (6.2)12 (10.2)1 (1.6)1 (2.6)
 Uncertain20 (1.7)11 (2.1)5 (1.8)001 (2.6)
Is hepatitis B education receiving sufficient governmental funding?
 Sufficient190 (19.0)78 (14.9)51 (18.8)34 (31.2)16 (26.7)11 (29.7)
 Insufficient290 (29.0)209 (40.0)43 (15.9)17 (15.6)12 (20.0)9 (24.3)
 Neither90 (9.0)37 (7.1)5 (1.8)26 (23.9)13 (21.7)7 (18.9)
 Uncertain430 (43.0)199 (38.0)171 (63.1)33 (30.3)19 (31.7)10 (27.0)

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