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Table 5 Identification of general guidelines by health professionals in relation to the perceived availability of training

From: Identification of hepatitis B and C screening and patient management guidelines and availability of training for chronic viral hepatitis among health professionals in six European countries: results of a semi-quantitative survey

Health professionals reporting that training is available for professionals   UK DE NL HU IT ES Tot
Health professionals mentioning hepatitis B guidelines 15/25 (60 %) 14/17 (82 %) 34/40 (85 %) 7/12 (58 %) 13/22 (59 %) 5/12 (42 %) 88/128 (69 %)
Health professionals mentioning hepatitis C guidelines 15/25 (60 %) 12/17 (71 %) 29/40 (73 %) 8/12 (67 %) 13/22 (59 %) 5/12 (42 %) 82/128 (64 %)
Health professionals reporting that training is not available for professionals or who were unsure   UK DE NL HU IT ES Tot
Health professionals mentioning hepatitis B guidelines 7/13 (54 %) 12/34 (35 %) 4/8 (50 %) 5/7 (71 %) 16/28 (57 %) 1/5 (20 %) 45/95 (47 %)
Health professionals mentioning hepatitis C guidelines 8/13 (62 %) 8/34 (24 %) 4/8 (50 %) 4/7 (57 %) 16/28 (57 %) 0/5 (0 %) 40/95 (42 %)
  1. Public health professionals’ responses were not taken into consideration, since the question on the availability of training was not asked in the survey aimed at public health professionals