Socio-demographic correlates of late treatment initiation in a cohort of patients starting antiretroviral treatment in Mali, West Africa.

@article{Pirkle2011SociodemographicCO,
  title={Socio-demographic correlates of late treatment initiation in a cohort of patients starting antiretroviral treatment in Mali, West Africa.},
  author={Catherine McLean Pirkle and V K Nguyen and Souleymane Ag Aboubacrine and Mireille Cisse and M-V Zunzunegui},
  journal={AIDS care},
  year={2011},
  volume={23 11},
  pages={1425-9}
}
The objective of this study was to investigate factors correlated with late treatment initiation in a cohort of patients starting treatment in Mali, West Africa, while focusing on the role of sex/gender. This study consisted of a cross-sectional analysis of baseline data from a prospective, observational cohort of patients initiating antiretroviral treatment in Mali. Patient data were analyzed with a gender perspective to examine factors correlated with late treatment initiation, defined as… CONTINUE READING