Table 4

What happened after premarital screening testing for cases and controls?

Risk factorsStudy GroupsTotal
CasesControls
Freq%Freq%Freq%
A: Fiancé(e) of respondent suffering from HBV, HCV or HIV according to premarital screening
Yes Hepatitis-B62.2%20.7%81.5%
No22483.0%24791.5%47187.2%
Don't know4014.8%217.8%6111.3%
Total270100.0%270100.0%540100.0%
B: Respondent marriage to fiancé(e) after premarital screening
Yes, already married11040.7%9735.9%20738.3%
Not yet, but decided to marry9836.3%15958.9%25747.6%
No, decided not to marry5018.5%72.6%5710.6%
Not yet decided124.4%72.6%193.5%
Total270100.0%270100.0%540100.0%
C: After premarital screening test, received health education regarding HBV, HCV or HIV from the program staff
Yes14353.0%207.4%16330.2%
No12445.9%25092.6%37469.3%
Not sure31.1%00.0%30.6%
Total270100.0%270100.0%540100.0%
D: If yes, forms of health education imparted to respondent
Pamphlets21.4%420.0%63.7%
Counseling session14198.6%1680.0%15796.3%
Total143100.0%20100.0%163100.0%