Retention of women enrolled in a prospective study of human immunodeficiency virus infection: impact of race, unstable housing, and use of human immunodeficiency virus therapy.

@article{Hessol2001RetentionOW,
  title={Retention of women enrolled in a prospective study of human immunodeficiency virus infection: impact of race, unstable housing, and use of human immunodeficiency virus therapy.},
  author={Nancy A. Hessol and Marie Paule Schneider and Ruth M. Greenblatt and Melanie C. Bacon and Yvonne Barranday and Susan Holman and Esther Robison and Carolyn R Williams and Mardge Cohen and Kathleen M. Weber},
  journal={American journal of epidemiology},
  year={2001},
  volume={154 6},
  pages={563-73}
}
Even though women and people of color represent an increasing proportion of US acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) cases, few research studies include adequate representation of these populations. Here the authors describe recruitment and retention of a diverse group of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-infected and at risk HIV-uninfected women in a prospective study operating in six sites across the United States. Methods used to minimize loss to follow-up in this cohort are also… CONTINUE READING