Studies on general population

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General population refer to:

a) People living in a specific geographical area excluding low risk populations such as children OR b) Patients attending community and primary care settings, excluding inpatients OR c) Workforce or specific professional groups e.g. workplace screening excluding health care workers and specific recreational/sports-related population subgroups

Reference:  European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control. Systematic review on hepatitis B and C prevalence in the EU/EEA. Stockholm: ECDC; 2016