HIV mortality and infection in India: estimates from nationally representative mortality survey of 1.1 million homes

@inproceedings{Jha2010HIVMA,
  title={HIV mortality and infection in India: estimates from nationally representative mortality survey of 1.1 million homes},
  author={Prabhat Jha and Rajesh Kumar and Ajay Khera and Madhulekha Bhattacharya and Paul Arora and Vendhan Gajalakshmi and Prakash Bhatia and Derek Kam and Diego Garcia Bassani and Ashleigh B Sullivan and Wilson Suraweera and Catherine Mclaughlin and Neeraj Dhingra and Nico J. D. Nagelkerke},
  booktitle={BMJ},
  year={2010}
}
OBJECTIVE To determine the rates of death and infection from HIV in India. DESIGN Nationally representative survey of deaths. SETTING 1.1 million homes in India. Population 123,000 deaths at all ages from 2001 to 2003. MAIN OUTCOME MEASURES HIV mortality and infection. RESULTS HIV accounted for 8.1% (99% confidence interval 5.0% to 11.2%) of all deaths among adults aged 25-34 years. In this age group, about 40% of deaths from HIV were due to AIDS, 26% were due to tuberculosis, and the… CONTINUE READING

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