Foreign-Born Persons Diagnosed with HIV: Where are They From and Where Were They Infected?

@article{Wiewel2014ForeignBornPD,
  title={Foreign-Born Persons Diagnosed with HIV: Where are They From and Where Were They Infected?},
  author={Ellen Weiss Wiewel and Lucia V. Torian and David B. Hanna and Angelica Bocour and Colin W. Shepard},
  journal={AIDS and Behavior},
  year={2014},
  volume={19},
  pages={890-898}
}
We sought to calculate rates of HIV diagnoses by area of birth among foreign-born persons in a high-incidence US city with many immigrants, and determine probable place of HIV acquisition. Data from the New York City HIV surveillance registry and American Community Survey were used to calculate HIV diagnosis rates by area of birth and determine probable place of HIV acquisition among foreign-born diagnosed in 2006–2012. HIV diagnosis rates varied by area of birth and were highest among African… CONTINUE READING
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