• Journal Article

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

Citation

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.

Abstract

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.