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Table 2 Exposure to the risk of HBV infection among healthcare workers at KCMC Moshi Tanzania 2016/17

From: Seroprevalence of hepatitis B virus infection and associated factors among healthcare workers in northern Tanzania

Variable n %
History of surgery
Yes 145 32.8
No 297 67.2
History of blood splash to the eyes or mouth
Yes 121 27.4
No 319 72.2
Don’t know 2 0.5
Ever had intravenous injections
Yes 367 83.0
No 75 17.0
Ever had intramuscular injections
Yes 387 87.6
No 55 12.4
History of needle stick injury*
Yes 167 37.9
No 274 62.1
History of invasive procedure such as endoscopy*
Yes 40 9.1
No 399 90.5
Don’t know 2 0.5
Ever had blood transfusion
Yes 34 7.9
No 399 92.2
HBV Vaccine uptake*
Yes 295 67.4
No 143 32.6
  1. *Frequency do not tally to the total due to missing values