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Table 4 Health insurance and other factors in linkage-to-care

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

  Self-aware of infectiona
N = 74
First-time findersb
N = 23
Access No Access P value Access No Access P value
51 23 15 8
Health Insurance
 Y 40 11 P < .05 11 2 P < .05
 N 11 12 P < .05 4 6 P < .05
Proficiency in Englishc
 A- Beginner to Elementary 7 7 p > .05 4 2 p > .05
 B- Intermediate 19 5 p > .05 4 2 p > .05
 C- Advanced 17 8 p > .05 5 3 p > .05
 D- Proficient 8 3 p > .05 2 1 p > .05
Family History of CHBd
 Y 26 8 p > .05 5 2 p > .05
 N 20 8 p > .05 7 4 p > .05
Not aware 5 7   3 2  
  1. a and b refer to the numbers of HBV infected participants who were aware and not aware, respectively, of their infection status at the time of screening events. cEnglish language levels are categorized as follows: A- make simple sentences and talk about likes and dislikes; B-take part in simple routine conversation; C- take part in lengthy conversation; D-understand the nuances of the language and engage in advanced levels of conversation. d refers to presence or absence of chronic hepatitis B in immediate family members (parents, children and siblings)