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Gender differences in seeking care for hepatitis C in Australia

Temple-Smith, M; Stoove , M; Smith, A; O'Brien, M; Mitchell, D; Banwell, Cathy; Jolley, D; Gifford, S; Bammer, Gabriele


Hepatitis C is among Australia's most common notifiable infectious diseases and the majority of those affected develop chronic illness. Management of other chronic illnesses has been shown to be most effective when gender-specific health education and support is offered. This paper examines gender differences in the health-seeking behaviour of men and women with hepatitis C. Data are from two separate studies, recruited largely from non-clinical sources, of women (n=362) and of men (n=308) with...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2007
Type: Journal article
Source: Journal of Substance Use
DOI: 10.1080/14659890601010373


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