Epidemiology of AIDS among Hispanics in Chicago.

  title={Epidemiology of AIDS among Hispanics in Chicago.},
  author={Jeffery T. Murphy and G E Mueller and Steve Whitman},
  journal={Journal of acquired immune deficiency syndromes and human retrovirology : official publication of the International Retrovirology Association},
  volume={11 1},
The purpose of this study was to describe the epidemiology of AIDS among Hispanics in Chicago. These data are needed to tailor prevention and treatment programs across diverse Hispanic ethnic subgroups. To pursue Hispanic origin for the 1,289 Hispanic persons diagnosed with AIDS in Chicago, death certificates for those cases contained in Chicago's AIDS Reporting System (ARS) file that were decreased were examined for information on national origin; the AIDS case reporting form was modified in… CONTINUE READING