Estimating the impact of alcohol consumption on survival for HIV+ individuals.

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Alcohol consumption is associated with decreased antiretroviral adherence, and decreased adherence results in poorer outcomes. However the magnitude of alcohol's impact on survival is unknown. Our objective was to use a calibrated and validated simulation of HIV disease to estimate the impact of alcohol on survival. We incorporated clinical data describing… (More)

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@article{Braithwaite2007EstimatingTI, title={Estimating the impact of alcohol consumption on survival for HIV+ individuals.}, author={R. Scott Braithwaite and Joe Conigliaro and Mark S. Roberts and Steven M. Shechter and Axel Sch{\"a}fer and Kathleen A. McGinnis and Mar{\'i}a Cort{\'e}s Rodr{\'i}guez and Linda Rabeneck and Kendall J. Bryant and Amy C Justice}, journal={AIDS care}, year={2007}, volume={19 4}, pages={459-66} }