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Predictors of hepatitis B vaccination in women prisoners in two prisons in England.

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BACKGROUND: Hepatitis B is an important public health issue, especially in the female prison population. The high prevalence in this population is largely accounted for by the high rates of injecting drug use and the fact that these women are more likely to exchange sex for drugs or money and practice unprotected sex. There is a national programme in English prisons to vaccinate everyone against Hepatitis B. This study aimed to investigate whether women who had been in prison before were more...

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10.1093/pubmed/fdm059

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Population Health
Yudkin, PL More by this author
Douglas, N More by this author
Journal:
Journal of public health (Oxford, England)
Volume:
29
Issue:
4
Pages:
429-433
Publication date:
2007-12-05
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EISSN:
1741-3850
ISSN:
1741-3842
URN:
uuid:ac405643-02c4-4bc8-b138-8c0382f50524
Source identifiers:
162423
Local pid:
pubs:162423

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