HIV Care Not Reaching U.S. Young
June 21, 2013
According to Irene Hall, Ph.D., of CDC, and colleagues, results of a study show that disparities in all levels of HIV care exist based on age. The researchers used 2009 data from the National HIV Surveillance System to determine HIV prevalence and the proportion of individuals linked to care. Also, they used CDC's Medical Monitoring Project to examine the proportion of HIV-positive individuals retained in care, receiving antiretrovirals, and experiencing viral suppression.
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