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Table 2 Characteristics of survey respondents

From: Values, preferences and current hepatitis B and C testing practices in low- and middle-income countries: results of a survey of end users and implementers

Characteristic Number of respondents (%)
Professional profile*:
 Medical doctor/clinical officer 43 (41.4%)
 Primary care provider 5 (4.8%)
 Laboratory expert 8 (7.7%)
 Researcher 39 (37.5%)
In vitro diagnostics industry personnel 6 (5.8%)
 Employee of an international organization (e.g., WHO) 2 (1.9%)
 National programme administrator 6 (5.8%)
 Employee/Consultant of a national or international NGO 22 (21.2%)
 Programme implementer 13 (12.5%)
 Policy maker 9 (8.7%)
 Civil Society Activist 17 (16.4%)
 Other 17 (16.4%)
Expertise in viral hepatitis field:
 Less than 1 year 7 (6.7%)
 1–2 years 11 (10.6%)
 3–5 years 19 (18.3%)
 5–10 years 2 (1.9%)
 More than 10 years 65 (62.5%)
 Total 104
Information provided about HBV services:
 National level 30 (63.8%)
 Province/state 4 (8.5%)
 Specific sites/programme 10 (21.3%)
 Total 47
Information provided HCV services:
 National level 32 (66.7%)
 Province/state 4 (8.3%)
 Specific sites/programmes 10 (20.8%)
 Total 48
  1. *checking more than one box was allowed and therefore the total number of answer choices exceeds the total number of respondents (n = 104)