Patient attrition between diagnosis with HIV in pregnancy-related services and long-term HIV care and treatment services in Kenya: a retrospective study.

@article{Ferguson2012PatientAB,
  title={Patient attrition between diagnosis with HIV in pregnancy-related services and long-term HIV care and treatment services in Kenya: a retrospective study.},
  author={Laura C F Ferguson and James Lewis and Alison D Grant and Deborah Watson-Jones and Sophie Vusha and John Ong'ech and David Anthony Ross},
  journal={Journal of acquired immune deficiency syndromes},
  year={2012},
  volume={60 3},
  pages={e90-7}
}
BACKGROUND There has been little attention, until recently, to linking women who test HIV positive in pregnancy-related services to long-term HIV care and treatment services. METHODS A retrospective review of routine hospital data was carried out in 2 hospitals in Kenya. Associations between available demographic information and uptake of HIV-related services within 6 months of HIV diagnosis in pregnancy-related services were assessed using logistic regression. Kaplan-Meier survival analysis… CONTINUE READING

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