Estimating the number of Cubans infected sexually by human immunodeficiency virus using contact tracing data.

@article{Hsieh2002EstimatingTN,
  title={Estimating the number of Cubans infected sexually by human immunodeficiency virus using contact tracing data.},
  author={Ying Hen Hsieh and H{\'e}ctor de Arazoza and Shen-Ming Lee and C. W. Chen},
  journal={International journal of epidemiology},
  year={2002},
  volume={31 3},
  pages={679-83}
}
BACKGROUND To estimate the yearly number of people in Cuba who are living with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and were infected through sexual contact but who have not developed acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS). Estimation was made directly from the yearly HIV seroprevalence data of the Cuban Partner Notification Programme from 1991 to 2000. METHODS The generalized removal model for open populations is utilized for the estimation. The total number of known HIV-infected Cubans at… CONTINUE READING
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