Hepatitis B incidence
Estimated number of new hepatitis B infections per 100,000 population in a given year
The number of new hepatitis B infections per 100,000 population in a given year is estimated from the prevalence of total antibodies against hepatitis B core antigen (Total anti-HBc) and hepatitis B surface antigen (HBsAg) positive among children 5 years of age, adjusted for sampling design.
Number of survey participants with Total anti-HBc and HBsAg positive test
Number in survey with Total anti-Hc/HBsAg result
Dependent on sampling methodology. Place of residence, exposure to the birth dose hepatitis B vaccine (official records), exposure to three doses of hepatitis B vaccine