Neighborhood and HIV infection among IDU: place of residence independently predicts HIV infection among a cohort of injection drug users.

@article{Maas2007NeighborhoodAH,
  title={Neighborhood and HIV infection among IDU: place of residence independently predicts HIV infection among a cohort of injection drug users.},
  author={Benjamin J. Maas and Nadia Fairbairn and Thomas Kerr and Kathy Li and Julio S. G. Montaner and Evan Wood},
  journal={Health & place},
  year={2007},
  volume={13 2},
  pages={
          432-9
        }
}
This study was undertaken to investigate geographic residence in Vancouver's Downtown Eastside (DTES), Canada's poorest urban neighborhood, as an environmental risk factor for HIV infection among a cohort of injection drug users. HIV incidence rates were examined using Kaplan-Meier methods, and Cox proportional hazards regression was used to determine independent risk factors for HIV seroconversion. After intensive multivariate adjustment, DTES residence remained an independent predictor of HIV… CONTINUE READING

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