Racial/ethnic and age disparities in HIV prevalence and disease progression among men who have sex with men in the United States.

@article{Hall2007RacialethnicAA,
  title={Racial/ethnic and age disparities in HIV prevalence and disease progression among men who have sex with men in the United States.},
  author={H Irene Hall and Robert H Byers and Qiang Ling and Lorena Espinoza},
  journal={American journal of public health},
  year={2007},
  volume={97 6},
  pages={1060-6}
}
OBJECTIVES We examined HIV diagnosis rates and disease progression among men who have sex with men (MSM) according to race/ethnicity and age. METHODS Using data obtained from the national HIV/AIDS surveillance system, we examined trends in HIV diagnosis rates for 2001 through 2004 using Poisson regression. We used a standardized Kaplan-Meier method to determine differences in time of progression from HIV to AIDS and AIDS survival. RESULTS HIV diagnosis rates were higher for Black and… CONTINUE READING