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Table 4 Knowledge of PWUD about viral hepatitis (n = 242)

From: Seroprevalence of hepatitis B virus infection, anti-HCV antibodies and HIV and knowledge among people who use drugs attending methadone therapy clinic in Tanzania; a cross-sectional study

Items n = 253 %
Transmission of viral hepatitis by sexual intercourse
 YES 18 7.1
 NO 235 92.9
Contaminated other body fluids as a vehicle for viral hepatitis transmission
 YES 25 9.9
 NO 228 90.1
Contaminated blood as a vehicle for viral hepatitis transmission
 YES 40 15.8
 NO 213 84.2
Transmission of viral hepatitis by sharing contaminated instruments, such as razors, toothbrushes or needles
 YES 40 15.8
 NO 213 84.2
A neonate can get viral hepatitis infection from an infected mother
 YES 44 17.4
 NO 208 82.2
Tattoo or piercing as a potential source for viral hepatitis infection
 YES 45 17.8
 NO 208 82.2
Knowledge about availability of HBV vaccine to PWUD at public health facilities
 YES 51 20.1
 NO 202 79.8