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Table 4 Knowledge of hepatitis B infection prevention and control measures among health care workers of Bahir Dar city administration, August 2012

From: Hepatitis B vaccine knowledge and vaccination status among health care workers of Bahir Dar City Administration, Northwest Ethiopia: a cross sectional study

Questions Yes
Number (%)
Hepatitis virus can be transmitted from one person to the other through**  
  Sharps injury 340 (91.2)
  Blood donation from infected person 342 (91.7)
  Sexual intercourse with infected person 288 (77.2)
  From mother to child during pregnancy 247 (66.2)
  Feaco oral 78 (20.9)
  Polluted water 37 (9.9)
Transmission of hepatitis B infection can be prevented by**  
  Vaccination 336 (90.3)
  Proper disposal of sharps 313 (84.1)
  Avoiding multiple sexual partner 212 (57)
  Avoiding drinking contaminated water 36 (9.7)
  Avoiding uncooked food 27 (7.3)
  Using glove 270 (72.6)
  1. Numbers in () correspond to the number of answers given, **multiple responses were there.