Grace Xueqin Ma, Steven E. Shive, Carolyn Y. Fang, Ziding. Feng, Lalitha. Parameswaran, Anny. Pham, Che. Khanh
Abstract:Hepatitis B Virus (HBV) infection is a serious health problem among Asian Americans. Vietnamese Americans are disproportionately affected by liver cancer compared with other racial and ethnic groups. Vietnamese males have the highest incidence of liver cancer of any racial group; incidence of liver cancer among Vietnamese males is 11 times higher than among White males. Nearly 80% of liver cancer is attributed to HBV. This study measured knowledge, attitudes, and behaviors related to HBV screening and vaccinat…
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