Predictors of mortality in patients initiating antiretroviral therapy in Durban, South Africa.

@article{Ojikutu2008PredictorsOM,
  title={Predictors of mortality in patients initiating antiretroviral therapy in Durban, South Africa.},
  author={Bisola O Ojikutu and Hui Zheng and Rochelle P. Walensky and Z Lu and Elena Losina and Janet Giddy and Kenneth A. Freedberg},
  journal={South African medical journal = Suid-Afrikaanse tydskrif vir geneeskunde},
  year={2008},
  volume={98 3},
  pages={204-8}
}
OBJECTIVE To identify predictors of mortality in patients initiating antiretroviral therapy (ART) in Durban, South Africa. DESIGN We conducted a retrospective cohort study analyzing data on patients who presented to McCord Hospital, Durban, and started ART between 1 January 1999 and 29 February 2004. We performed univariate and multivariate analysis and constructed Kaplan-Meier curves to assess predictors. RESULTS Three hundred and nine patients were included. Forty-nine (16%) had died by… CONTINUE READING
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