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World Journal of Pharmaceutical
and Medical Research

An International Peer Reviewed Journal for Pharmaceutical and Medical Research and Technology
An Official Publication of Society for Advance Healthcare Research (Reg. No. : 01/01/01/31674/16)
ISSN 2455-3301
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ICV : 78.6

Abstract

TO DETERMINE THE KNOWLEDGE, ATTITUDE, PRACTICES ABOUT HEPATITIS-B VACCINATION AMONG THE FINAL YEAR STUDENTS IN TERTIARY HEALTH CENTRE

*Dr. Muhammad Jamil, Dr. Malik Muhammad Munawar Iqbal thaheem, Dr. Huzaifa Azam and Dr. Abdul-Sattar Chandia

ABSTRACT

Background: Hepatitis B virus poses a health risk to health care workers who are in close proximity to infected individuals. Medical students are particularly high risk group due to the lack of an obligatory vaccination programs and a post vaccination screening programs to determine immunity states which result in a lack of awareness and compliance with the HBV vaccine. Methods: This cross sectional study was conducted in Nishtar Hospital and Medical University Multan, Pakistan from Nov.2017 to April, 2018. Medical students of 5th year N=113(Man=46, woman=67) completed a self-administrated questionnaire regarding awareness of HBV and compliance with HBV vaccination programs in NMU, Multan, Pakistan. Results: Medium to high level of knowledge was present in 80% of the participants while 85% of the HBV vaccine upon entry to medical college, citing lack of easy access, fear of adverse effects, ignorance of common reasons of low compliance. There was no association between the knowledge and awareness of the participants and their compliance (P=0.922).

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