Examination of Inequalities in HIV/AIDS Mortality in the United States From a Fundamental Cause Perspective
June 21, 2010
In the current study, the researchers assessed changes in socioeconomic status (SES) and black and white inequalities in HIV/AIDS mortality prior to and after the introduction of highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART). Taking a fundamental cause perspective, they used negative binomial regression to analyze trends in county-level gender-, race-, and age-specific HIV/AIDS mortality rates of persons ages 15 to 64. The study period was 1987 to 2005.
American Journal of Public Health
06.01.2010; Vol. 100; No. 6: P. 1053-1059; Marcie S. Rubin, MPH, MPA; Cynthia G. Colen, PhD; Bruce G. Link, PhD
Black AIDS Institute, in Partnership with Merck, Launches Dynamic National HIV/AIDS Treatment and Care Advocacy Network
This article was provided by CDC National Prevention Information Network. It is a part of the publication CDC HIV/Hepatitis/STD/TB Prevention News Update.
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