Smoking and Predictors of Pneumonia Among HIV-Infected Patients Receiving Care in the HAART Era

BACKGROUND Smoking tobacco is disproportionably common among HIV-infected patients in the highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) era. METHODS An observational cohort study of 300 HIV-positive patients receiving care between 1996 and 2005 examined the effect of smoking on pneumonia risk. Multivariable analyses assessed the association between smoking… CONTINUE READING