Impact of sociodemographic factors on cognitive function in school-aged HIV-infected Nigerian children

  title={Impact of sociodemographic factors on cognitive function in school-aged HIV-infected Nigerian children},
  author={Gbemisola O. Boyede and Foluso E. A. Lesi and Veronica Chinyere Ezeaka and Charles S. Umeh},
BACKGROUND In this study, we sought to evaluate the influence of sociodemographic factors, ie, age, sex, socioeconomic status, maternal education, and human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) status, on cognitive performance in school-aged HIV-infected Nigerian children. METHODS Sixty-nine HIV-positive children aged 6-15 years were matched with 69 HIV-negative control children for age and sex. The children were subdivided for the purpose of analysis into two cognitive developmental stages using… CONTINUE READING
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