Child mortality in relation to HIV infection, nutritional status, and socio-economic background.

@article{Villamor2004ChildMI,
  title={Child mortality in relation to HIV infection, nutritional status, and socio-economic background.},
  author={Eduardo Villamor and Lara Katherine Misegades and Maulidi R Fataki and Roger L. Mbise and Wafaie Wahib Fawzi},
  journal={International journal of epidemiology},
  year={2004},
  volume={34 1},
  pages={
          61-8
        }
}
BACKGROUND The aims of this study were to examine the impact of child HIV infection on mortality and to identify nutritional and sociodemographic factors that increase the risk of child mortality independent of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection. METHODS We conducted a prospective study in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, among 687 children 6-60 months of age who were admitted to hospital with pneumonia. After discharge, children were followed up every 2 weeks during the first year and… CONTINUE READING

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