[AIDS along Brazil's borders, 1990-2003].

  title={[AIDS along Brazil's borders, 1990-2003].},
  author={Ant{\^o}nio Luiz Rodrigues-J{\'u}nior and Euclides Ayres de Castilho},
  journal={Revista panamericana de salud publica = Pan American journal of public health},
  volume={25 1},
OBJECTIVE To study the AIDS epidemic in Brazil's border areas, from the spatial and temporal perspective. METHODS This was an ecological study in which the cases of AIDS reported to the Ministry of Health of Brazil from 1990-2003 were grouped according to "hunger areas" as defined by Josué de Castro in the 1940s and according to 19 cultural subregions. Spatial assessment was based on incidence rates for border municipalities; temporal assessment considered the absolute number of cases… CONTINUE READING

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