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Assessing prenatal hepatitis B screening in Illinois with an inexpensive study design adaptable to other jurisdictions

This study estimated, using an economical survey design adaptable to other jurisdictions, the proportion of birth admissions in Illinois hospitals in which mothers were not screened for hepatitis B surface antigen prior to delivery. It also identified factors associated with lack of screening.

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Barr, D., Hershow, R., Furner, S., Handler, A., & Levy, P. (1999). Assessing prenatal hepatitis B screening in Illinois with an inexpensive study design adaptable to other jurisdictions. American Journal of Public Health, 89(1), 19-24.