Research Article

Knowledge of Hepatitis B Virus Infection, Immunization with Hepatitis B Vaccine, Risk Perception, and Challenges to Control Hepatitis among Hospital Workers in a Nigerian Tertiary Hospital

Table 6

Challenges to control of hepatitis B infection among health workers.

Challenges Frequency () %

Inappropriate hospital policy 35091.6
Poor orientation of new health workers29075.9
Low risk perception 28574.6
Poor knowledge12432.5
Poor implementation of hospital policy11229.3
Fear of side effects of vaccine/injection8522.3

Multiple response.