Main partner factors associated with worse adherence to HAART among women in Baltimore, Maryland: a preliminary study.

@article{Knowlton2011MainPF,
  title={Main partner factors associated with worse adherence to HAART among women in Baltimore, Maryland: a preliminary study.},
  author={Amy Ruth Knowlton and Cui Yang and Amy S. B. Bohnert and Lawrence Sagin Wissow and Geetanjali Chander and Julia A. Arnsten},
  journal={AIDS care},
  year={2011},
  volume={23 9},
  pages={
          1102-10
        }
}
Compared to US men, US women have worse HAART and HIV health outcomes. The study examined main partner factors associated with women's HAART adherence. The community sample comprised 85% African-Americans; 63% had a main partner and 32% relied on their partner for emotional support. Adherence was highest (92%) among those without a main partner and lowest (57%) among those with an HIV seropositive main partner. In adjusted analysis, adherence was 75% less likely among women with an HIV… CONTINUE READING
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