Clare A Rustad

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OBJECTIVES The objectives of this study were to examine neighborhood measures of socioeconomic status and their effect on the risk of mortality among HIV-positive persons accessing and not accessing treatment, the effects of late access to treatment by CD4 cell count, and survival among those who accessed treatment. METHODS We limited our analysis to the(More)
OBJECTIVE To report emerging data on the use of highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) in Argentina by assessing patterns of HAART access and late vs early treatment initiation in a population-based cohort of adults infected with HIV type-1. DESIGN The Prospective Study on the Use and Monitoring of Antiretroviral Therapy (PUMA) is a study of 883(More)
OBJECTIVE The aim of the study was to determine rates of utilization of in-patient, out-patient and laboratory services stratified by virological and immunological markers of HIV disease among patients on antiretroviral treatment in British Columbia, Canada. METHODS We estimated resource utilization for in-patient visits, out-patient visits, and(More)
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