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Table 3 Linkage to care during the 8 year period after the screening

From: Long term outcome of a community-based hepatitis B awareness campaign: eight-year follow-up on linkage to care (LTC) in HBV infected individuals

Groups Interval between screening and first follow up (years) Participants followed in the specified interval (n = 97) Number of visits during the specified interval
0 1 2 3 4 or more Currently on medical treatment (n = 23)
A < 2 26 14 10 2 0 0 5
B 2–4 23 8 6 8 1 0 4
C 4–6 27 6 5 5 6 5 6
D 6–8 21 3 3 4 4 7 8
  1. A total of 97 participants were divided into the groups A, B, C, and D based on the interval of time elapsed since their screening. Group A consisted of the participants who were screened up to 2 years before follow-up, group B screened between 2 and 4 years before follow up, and so forth