Hepatitis B screening among immigrants: How to successfully reach the Moroccan community.

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      We found a lack of knowledge on the asymptomatic nature of chronic hepatitis B, which is likely to influence screening intention, as "not having symptoms" was the main reason for not intending to participate in HBsAg screening. Keywords: chronic hepatitis B; immigrants; Moroccan; respondent-driven sampling; screening EN chronic hepatitis B immigrants Moroccan respondent-driven sampling screening 1759 1762 4 11/18/21 20211201 NES 211201 Abbreviations CI confidence interval FGI first-generation immigrants GP general practitioner HBsAg hepatitis B surface antigen RDS respondent-driven sampling RIVM National Institute for Public Health and the Environment SGI second-generation immigrants INTRODUCTION Most countries have included hepatitis B in their universal childhood vaccination programme. [Extracted from the article]
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