Hepatitis Research and Treatment / 2011 / Article / Tab 2

Research Article

Knowledge of Hepatitis B Vaccine among Operating Room Personnel in Nigeria and Their Vaccination Status

Table 2

Knowledge of hepatitis B vaccine.

Are you aware of vaccination for hepatitis B

Yes198 (86.8%)
No30 (13.2%)
Total228 (100%)

Hepatitis B vaccine should be given to ORP as part of work place safety

Yes191 (83.8%)
No13 (5.7%)
DNK24 (10.5%)
Total228 (100%)

Hepatitis B vaccine can be administered simultaneously with HBIG (the immunoglobulin) when indicated

Yes102 (44.9%)
No36 (15.9%)
DNK89 ( 39.2%)

When indicated as part of PEP, it should be administered within 24 hrs of exposure

Yes116 (50.9%)
No27 (11.8%)
DNK85 (37.3%)
Total227 (100%)

For complete protection, it consists of two doses at 0 and 6 months

Yes55 (24.6%)
No71 (31.7%)
DNK98 (43.8)
Total224 (100%)

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