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Table 3 Reporting by Member States on other sources of strategic information and capacities for disease burden estimation

From: Strengthening hepatitis B and C surveillance in Europe: results from the two global hepatitis policy surveys (2013 and 2014)

  World Health Organization European sub-region Total
  West Centre East
  N = 18 (%) N = 13 (%) N = 13 (%) N = 44 (%)
Deaths, including from hepatitis, reported to a central registry:
 yes 17 (94.4) 13 (100) 12 (92.3) 42 (95.5)
 no 1 (5.6) 0 (0) 0 (0) 1 (2.3)
 no response 0 (0) 0 (0) 1 (7.7) 1 (2.3)
Liver cancer cases registered nationally:
 yes 15 (83.3) 11 (84.6) 9 (69.2) 35 (79.5)
 no 3 (16.7) 2 (15.4) 3 (23.1) 8 (18.2)
 do not know 0 (0) 0 (0) 1 (7.7) 1 (2.3)
Cases of HIV/hepatitis co-infection registered nationally:
 yes 10 (55.6) 10 (76.9) 9 (69.2) 29 (65.9)
 no 8 (44.4) 3 (23.1) 4 (30.8) 15 (34.1)
Viral hepatitis serosurveys conducted regularly:
 yes 8 (44.4) 5 (38.5) 7 (53.8) 20 (45.5)
 no 10 (55.6) 6 (46.2) 6 (46.2) 22 (50.0)
 do not know 0 (0) 2 (15.4) 0 (0) 2 (4.5)
Target populations for serosurveys (respondents were given the options of “children”, “general population”, “people who inject drugs”, “men who have sex with men”, and “other groups”, with space for identifying other groups):
 children 2 (11.1) 1 (7.7) 2 (15.4) 5 (11.4)
 general population 4 (22.2) 5 (38.5) 2 (15.4) 11 (25.0)
 people who inject drugs 4 (22.2) 3 (23.1) 5 (38.5) 12 (27.3)
 men who have sex with men 2 (11.1) 4 (30.8) 3 (23.1) 9 (20.5)
 pregnant women 2 (11.1) 2 (15.4) 5 (38.5) 9 (20.5)
 prisoners 2 (11.1) 2 (15.4) 2 (15.4) 6 (13.6)
 health care workers 0 (0) 2 (15.4) 4 (30.8) 6 (13.6)
 sex workers 1 (5.6) 2 (15.4) 2 (15.4) 5 (11.4)
 people living with HIV 0 (0) 1 (7.7) 2 (15.4) 3 (6.8)
 blood donors 0 (0) 1 (7.7) 3 (23.1) 4 (9.1)
 military 0 (0) 0 (0) 2 (15.4) 2 (4.5)
 Roma youth 0 (0) 1 (7.7) 0 (0) 1 (2.3)
All pregnant women screened for HBV:
 yes 16 (88.9) 9 (69.2) 9 (69.2) 34 (77.3)
 no 2 (11.1) 4 (30.8) 4 (30.8) 10 (22.7)
All donated blood (including family donations) screened for HBV:
 Yes 17 (94.4) 13 (100) 12 (100) 42 (95.5)
 no 0 (0) 0 (0) 1 (7.7) 1 (2.3)
 N/A (no blood centres) 1 (5.6) 0 (0) 0 (0) 1 (2.3)
All donated blood (including family donations) screened for HCV:
 yes 17 (94.4) 13 (100) 13 (100) 43 (97.7)
 N/A (no blood centres) 1 (5.6) 0 (0) 0 (0) 1 (2.3)