Poverty, Hunger, Education, and Residential Status Impact Survival in HIV

@article{McMahon2010PovertyHE,
  title={Poverty, Hunger, Education, and Residential Status Impact Survival in HIV},
  author={James H. McMahon and Christine A. Wanke and Norma C Terrin and Sally Skinner and Tamsin K Knox},
  journal={AIDS and Behavior},
  year={2010},
  volume={15},
  pages={1503-1511}
}
Despite combination antiretroviral therapy (ART), HIV infected people have higher mortality than non-infected. Lower socioeconomic status (SES) predicts higher mortality in many chronic illnesses but data in people with HIV is limited. We evaluated 878 HIV infected individuals followed from 1995 to 2005. Cox proportional hazards for all-cause mortality were estimated for SES measures and other factors. Mixed effects analyses examined how SES impacts factors predicting death. The 200 who died… CONTINUE READING