Estimation of AIDS adult mortality by verbal autopsy in rural Malawi.

@article{Doctor2003EstimationOA,
  title={Estimation of AIDS adult mortality by verbal autopsy in rural Malawi.},
  author={Henry Victor Doctor and Alexander A. Weinreb},
  journal={AIDS},
  year={2003},
  volume={17 17},
  pages={2509-13}
}
OBJECTIVE To estimate AIDS-related adult mortality using verbal autopsies (VA) in a rural sub-Saharan African setting with high HIV prevalence. DESIGN VA data were collected from relatives and neighbors that described the circumstances leading to death for 92 adults in three rural areas of Malawi. These adults were initially interviewed in 1998 as part of a longitudinal social survey of a sample of 1554 women and 1126 men, and their deaths occurred between then and a 3-year follow-up… CONTINUE READING