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Age- and region-specific hepatitis B prevalence in Turkey estimated using generalized linear mixed models: a systematic review

Mehlika Toy12*, Fatih Oguz Önder3, Tanja Wörmann4, A Mithat Bozdayi5, Solko W Schalm26, Gerard J Borsboom1, Joost van Rosmalen1, Jan Hendrik Richardus1 and Cihan Yurdaydin57

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1 Department of Public Health, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, Dr. Molewaterplein 50,3000 CA Rotterdam, the Netherlands

2 LiverDoc, Rotterdam, the Netherlands

3 Department of Gastroenterology, Yuksek Ihtisas Hospital, Kızılay Sk. 06100 Sıhhıye, Ankara, Turkey

4 Department of Public Health Medicine, School of Public Health, University of Bielefeld, Bielefeld, Northrhine-Westphalia, Germany

5 Institute of Hepatology, Ankara University, Cemal Gursel caddesi, Ankara, Turkey

6 Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, Dr. Molewaterplein 50,3000 CA Rotterdam, the Netherlands

7 Department of Gastroenterology, School of Medicine, Ankara University, Cemal Gursel caddesi, Ankara, Turkey

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BMC Infectious Diseases 2011, 11:337  doi:10.1186/1471-2334-11-337

Published: 12 December 2011

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