Differences in HIV-related hospitalization among white, black, and Hispanic men and women of Florida.

@article{Hlaing2008DifferencesIH,
  title={Differences in HIV-related hospitalization among white, black, and Hispanic men and women of Florida.},
  author={Wayway M. Hlaing and H. Virginia McCoy},
  journal={Women & health},
  year={2008},
  volume={47 2},
  pages={
          1-18
        }
}
Patients hospitalized for Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) disease among the multi-ethnic population of Florida have been incompletely characterized to date. The objectives of the present study were to determine the race/ethnic (whites, blacks, Hispanics) differences in characteristics of patients by gender and the correlates of HIV-related mortality among them. A retrospective analysis of 9,113 discharge records (January to December 2001) with primary diagnosis of HIV disease was performed… CONTINUE READING