[Prediction of future trends of HIV infection and AIDS in Japan].

  title={[Prediction of future trends of HIV infection and AIDS in Japan].},
  author={Shu Hashimoto and Kazuo Fukutomi and Shinsuke Morio and Seiichi Ichikawa and K Soda and Norishige Yamamoto and Masahide Naemura},
  journal={[Nihon koshu eisei zasshi] Japanese journal of public health},
  volume={40 10},
Current status and future trends of HIV infection and AIDS in Japan were estimated based on AIDS surveillance data up until 1992, excluding HIV infection from blood products and blood-borne transmission. The coverage rate of reports of HIV infection was estimated as the proportion of the reported AIDS cases who are also included in reports of HIV infection. Current numbers of HIV infected persons were then estimated to be the reported numbers divided by the coverage rate. Future numbers of HIV… CONTINUE READING

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