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Table 3 Description of source population

From: Improving the identification of priority populations to increase hepatitis B testing rates, 2012

  n %
Description of active patients   
 Total number of active patients 33,297  
Description of source population 2,674 8.0 %
Method of population identification   
 Patients with Asian ethnicity 2,654 99.3 %
 Indigenous people 18 0.7 %
 People who inject drugs or with a history of injecting drugs 2 0.1 %
HBV infection and immunity status of source population   
 Patients with unknown HBV status 2,274 85.1 %
 Patients with known HBV status 399 14.9 %
  Chronic HBV detected (% among patients with known HBV status, n = 399) 42 (10.5 %)
  Chronic HBV not detected (% among patients with known HBV status, n = 399) 357 (89.5 %)
   Susceptible to HBV (% among patients with no evidence of chronic HBV, n = 357) 78 (21.8 %)
   Immune to HBV (% among patients with no evidence of chronic HBV, n = 357) 222 (62.2 %)
   Unknown immunity status (% among patients with no evidence of chronic HBV, n = 357) 57 (16.0 %)
Eligible patients in source population (Patients with unknown HBV status and Patients with known HBV status that were susceptible to HBV or with unknown immunity status) 2,409 90.1 %