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    TB and Refugee Health Services Branch

    MC 1939
    P.O. Box 149347
    Austin, TX 78756-9347

    Phone: 512-533-3000
    Fax: 512-533-3167

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Figure 1

Number of Reported Infants Born to HBsAg+ Women in Texas

In 2008, 616 infants were identified as born to HBsAg + women only 597 were case managed. In 2009, only 605 infants were identified as born to HBsAg + women only 573 were case managed.



Figure 2

Estimated vs Actual Number of Infants Reported by Health Service Region, 2009

Based upon the prevalence estimates from the NHANES (National Health and Examination Survey), between 800 to 1254 infants are born to HBsAg-positive women every year in Texas.


Figure 3

Percent of Reported Infants Completing the Hepatitis B Vaccination Requirements

IN 2008 HBIG and birth dose 559 Completed series 348 PVS testing 210. In 2009, 605 infants were identified  as born to HBsAg+ women HBIG and birth dose 533 Completed series 439 PVS testing 312 NHANES estimate is 800 to 1254 infants are born to HBsAg women each year in Texas.

Texas Challenge

The National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) estimate that 800 to 1,254 infants are born to HBsAg positive women every year in Texas

  • In 2009, 605 infants were born to HBsAG+ women were reported to DSHS
  • 573 (95%) of those were case managed
  • 439 (77%) completed the vaccine series by 12 months of age
  • 312 (71%) received post-vaccination serology testing 

Source: Texas Perinatal Hepatitis B Prevention Program database


Last updated February 15, 2012