Estimates of the number of prevalent and incident human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infections in Canada, 2008.

  title={Estimates of the number of prevalent and incident human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infections in Canada, 2008.},
  author={Qiuying Yang and David L Boulos and Ping Wang Yan and Fan Zhang and Robert S. Remis and Dena L. Schanzer and Chris P Archibald},
  journal={Canadian journal of public health = Revue canadienne de sante publique},
  volume={101 6},
OBJECTIVE To estimate the number of prevalent and incident HIV infections in Canada in 2008. METHODS We applied multiple methods to estimate national HIV prevalence and incidence in Canada, including the workbook method, two statistical modelling methods, and an iterative spreadsheet model. RESULTS The estimated number of people living with diagnosed or undiagnosed HIV infection (including AIDS) continues to rise, from an estimated 57,000 in 2005 to 65,000 in 2008. Nearly half (48%) of… CONTINUE READING

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