Food insecurity is associated with morbidity and patterns of healthcare utilization among HIV-infected individuals in a resource-poor setting.

@article{Weiser2012FoodII,
  title={Food insecurity is associated with morbidity and patterns of healthcare utilization among HIV-infected individuals in a resource-poor setting.},
  author={Sheri D Weiser and Alexander C. Tsai and Reshma Gupta and Edward A Frongillo and Annet Kawuma and Jude Kimbowa Senkungu and Peter W. Hunt and Nneka Emenyonu and Jennifer E Mattson and Jeffrey N Martin and David R. Bangsberg},
  journal={AIDS},
  year={2012},
  volume={26 1},
  pages={67-75}
}
OBJECTIVE We undertook a longitudinal study in rural Uganda to understand the association of food insecurity with morbidity and patterns of healthcare utilization among HIV-infected individuals enrolled in an antiretroviral therapy program. DESIGN Longitudinal cohort study. METHODS Participants were enrolled from the Uganda AIDS Rural Treatment Outcomes cohort, and underwent quarterly structured interviews and blood draws. The primary predictor was food insecurity measured by the validated… CONTINUE READING
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