Lower socioeconomic status and shorter survival following HIV infection

@article{Hogg1994LowerSS,
  title={Lower socioeconomic status and shorter survival following HIV infection},
  author={Robert S Hogg and Steffanie A Strathdee and Kevin J. P. Craib and M. V. O'shaughnessy and Julio S. G. Montaner},
  journal={The Lancet},
  year={1994},
  volume={344},
  pages={1120-1124}
}
We studied the association between socioeconomic status and survival in a prospective study of 364 HIV-infected homosexual men who were recruited during 1982-84. The participants were divided by annual income; those earning above Canadian $10,000 (high-income; n = 274) and those below $10,000 (low-income; n = 90) at recruitment. The latter threshold closely approximated to the poverty level for this population. Low income men were significantly younger than high income men but the groups were… CONTINUE READING

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