The donors¡¦ knowledge about HBV and HCV who live in Kaohsiung and Pingtung area
Taiwan is high prevalence area in viral hepatitis. The prevalence rate is 17.3% in HBV but 4.4% in HCV.
Taiwan government has started HBV vaccine policy since 1984. They hope to terminate the vertical infection and get good effectiveness. Now, HCV prevention is a important program for Taiwan.
This survey wants to understand the donors¡¦ knowledge about HBV and HCV who live in Kaohsiung and Pingtung area.
There are 321 available questionnaires. Male are 117(50.6%) and female are 114(49.4%). The result shows that cognition about HBV is better than HCV. The question ¡V ¡§HBV could be infected if dinner with someone who is HBV carrier.¡¨ is given false almost 47.2% but 47.6% in HCV. The donors who believe it will be infected HBV by donate blood are over 50% and same as HCV.
The results show that donors have some mistake concept in transmission path, particularly in the safety about donate blood.
Advisor:Chin-Kang Jen; I-Heng Chen; Jen-Jsung Huang
School:National Sun Yat-Sen University
School Location:China - Taiwan
Source Type:Master's Thesis
Keywords:hbv hcv donor
Date of Publication:08/09/2007