Factors associated with hepatitis B testing among Vietnamese Americans.

Publication Type:

Journal Article

Source:

Journal of general internal medicine, Volume 25, Issue 7, p.694-700 (2010)

Keywords:

2010, Adolescent, Adult, Asian Americans, Center-Authored Paper, Female, Health Knowledge, Attitudes, Practice, Health Surveys, Hepatitis B, Hepatitis B, Chronic, Humans, Male, Mass Screening, Middle Aged, Population Surveillance, Public Health Sciences Division, Random Allocation, Vietnam, Young Adult

Abstract:

Chronic hepatitis B and hepatitis B-associated liver cancer is a major health disparity among Vietnamese Americans, who have a chronic hepatitis B prevalence rate of 7-14% and an incidence rate for liver cancer six times that of non-Latino whites.