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Table 2 Immunoprophylaxis in infants of HBsAg positive mothers in Jiangsu, 2002–2004

From: Gaps in the prevention of perinatal transmission of hepatitis B virus between recommendations and routine practices in a highly endemic region: a provincial population-based study in China

  Total n = 298 (%) Urban n = 70 (%) Rural n = 228 (%) Pvalue
Prenatal HBsAg screening 156 (52.3) 49 (70.0) 107 (46.9) < 0.001
Use of HBIG for infants 112 (37.6) 39 (55.7) 73 (32.0) < 0.001
Use of HBV vaccine for infants 298 (100) 70 (100) 228 (100)  
Timely birth dose  253 (84.9)  60 (85.7)  193 (84.6) 0.828
Fewer than three doses  21 (7.0)  3 (4.3)  18 (7.9)  
Three doses but not on schedule  42 (14.1)  12 (17.1)  30 (13.2)  
Three doses on time  235 (78.9)  54 (77.1)  181 (79.4)