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Table 4 Vaccination status among prisoners in Stockholm County

From: Prevalence of Viremic hepatitis C, hepatitis B, and HIV infection, and vaccination status among prisoners in Stockholm County

HBV vaccination status among all (n = 667) prisoners
 N (%) of prisoners
Full HBV vaccination =3 doses of vaccine in prison or positive seromarkers for vaccination (anti-HBs positive + anti-HBc negative+ HBsAg negative)271 (40.6)
Exposed to HBV = anti-HBc positivea65 (9.7)
Susceptible to HBV = not received 3 doses of vaccine in prison combined with negative anti-HBs and negative anti-HBcb124 (18.6)
Potentially susceptible to HBV = not received 3 doses in prison and not testedb207 (31.0)
  1. aincluding persons with active infection (HBsAg positive, n = 9) and persons immune due to previous infection (anti-HBc positive + HBsAg negative, n = 56)
  2. b48 persons classified as susceptible or potentially susceptible had been vaccinated with 1–2 doses in prison
  3. Abbreviations: HBV Hepatitis B virus, anti-HBc Hepatitis B core antibody, anti-HBs Hepatitis B surface antibody