Funding for this research was provided by:
a training grant by Beijing 302 Hospital, China (YNKT20170080)
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Received: 16 January 2018
Accepted: 3 July 2018
First Online: 9 July 2018
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: This work was conducted as part of the cooperation in military medicine by Chinese Military Medical Experts Group in Sierra Leone, with all activities coordinated by the Joint Medical Unit of the Republic of Sierra Leone Armed Forces. The ethics committees of the No. 302 Hospital, Beijing, China, approved this study. Written informed consent was obtained from participants who tested for the HBV and respond to the survey questionnaire. The survey was anonymous and did not collect any personal data that could lead to identification of survey participants.
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