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Hepatitis B knowledge and practices among Cambodian Americans.

Taylor, Victoria M and Talbot, Jocelyn and Do, H Hoai and Liu, Qi and Yasui, Yutaka and Jackson, J Carey and Bastani, Roshan (2011) Hepatitis B knowledge and practices among Cambodian Americans. Asian Pacific journal of cancer prevention : APJCP, 12 (4). pp. 957-61. ISSN 1513-7368

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Abstract

Liver cancer occurs more frequently among Americans of Southeast Asian descent than any other group. This health disparity can be attributed to high rates of hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection. We examined HBV awareness, knowledge about HBV transmission, HBV testing levels, and HBV vaccination levels among Cambodian Americans.

Item Type: Article
PubMed ID: 21790233
NIHMSID: NIHMS353078
Grant Numbers: CA134245
Depositing User: Library Staff
Date Deposited: 27 Jan 2012 23:19
Last Modified: 14 Feb 2012 14:45
URI: http://authors.fhcrc.org/id/eprint/532

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