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Australian women's experiences of living with hepatitis C virus: Results from a cross-sectional survey

Gifford, Sandra; O'Brien, Mary L; Banwell, Cathy; Stoove, Mark; Bammer, Gabriele

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Background and Aim: Of the estimated 160 000 Australians currently infected with the hepatitis C virus (HCV), over one-third are women and very few have received clinical treatment, with most managing their illness in non-specialist settings. Little is known about the experiences of women living with HCV in the general community. The present study provides the results from the first comprehensive social survey of Australian women's experiences of living with HCV. Methods: In 2000, a...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2003
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/88363
Source: Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology
DOI: 10.1046/j.1440-1746.2003.03077.x

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