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Table 4 Intervention description and results

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

  n %
Number of patients sampled for intervention (% of source population) 338 (14.0 %)
 Sep-11 93 27.5 %
 Oct-11 131 38.8 %
 Nov-11 114 33.7 %
Reason for intervention invitation   
 HBV vaccination (% of patients sampled) 78 23.1 %
 HBV testing (% of patients sampled) 260 76.9 %
Intervention impact   
 Number of patients recalled that subsequently consulted a GP during the intervention period 73 21.6 %
 Number of patients that had a consultation and tested for HBV (% of patients that subsequently had a GP consultation) 4 (5.5 %)
  Chronic HBV detected (% of patients that subsequently had a GP consultation and were tested for HBV) 1 (25.0 %)
  Chronic HBV not detected (% of patients that subsequently had a GP consultation and were tested for HBV) 3 (75.0 %)
 Number of patients that had a consultation and were vaccinated against HBV (% of patients that subsequently had a GP consultation) 0 (0 %)