Retention in care is more strongly associated with viral suppression in HIV-infected patients with lower versus higher CD4 counts.

@article{Yehia2014RetentionIC,
  title={Retention in care is more strongly associated with viral suppression in HIV-infected patients with lower versus higher CD4 counts.},
  author={Baligh Ramzi Yehia and Benjamin French and John A. Fleishman and Joshua Metlay and Stephen A. Berry and Philip Todd Korthuis and Allison L Agwu and Kelly A. Gebo},
  journal={Journal of acquired immune deficiency syndromes},
  year={2014},
  volume={65 3},
  pages={333-9}
}
BACKGROUND Retention in care is important for all HIV-infected patients, but may be more important for people with advanced HIV disease. We evaluated whether the association between retention in care and viral suppression differed by HIV disease severity. METHODS A repeated cross-sectional analysis (2006-2011) involving 35,433 adults at 18 US HIV clinics. Multivariable logistic regression models examined associations between retention measures [Health Resources and Services Administration… CONTINUE READING