Prevalence and risk factors of HIV-1 and HIV-2 infection in urban and rural areas in Tamil Nadu, India

@article{Solomon1998PrevalenceAR,
  title={Prevalence and risk factors of HIV-1 and HIV-2 infection in urban and rural areas in Tamil Nadu, India},
  author={S S Solomon and Nagalingeshwaran Kumarasamy and A. K. Ganesh and Raja E Amalraj},
  journal={International journal of STD & AIDS},
  year={1998},
  volume={9 2},
  pages={98-103}
}
We aim to study the factors associated with the prevalence of HIV-1 and HIV-2 infection in the urban and rural areas of Tamil Nadu, India. The population of Tamil Nadu is approximately 60 million. Between April 94 and March 95, 992 samples from 5 representative urban centres and 1071 samples from 5 representative rural centres were collected and studied. A questionnaire was administered privately and it preceded collection of each sample. Samples were screened using ELISA and antibodies to HIV… CONTINUE READING

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