The Epidemiology of HIV and AIDS Among Central American, South American, and Caribbean Immigrants to Houston, Texas

@article{Bouckenooghe2002TheEO,
  title={The Epidemiology of HIV and AIDS Among Central American, South American, and Caribbean Immigrants to Houston, Texas},
  author={Alain R. Bouckenooghe and Wayne Xavier Shandera},
  journal={Journal of Immigrant Health},
  year={2002},
  volume={4},
  pages={81-86}
}
A retrospective study with respect to demographics and clinical parameters was conducted of all HIV/AIDS patients born in Central America, South America, and the Caribbean region, presenting to the Harris County Hospital District (public facilities) between 1994 and 1998. The original case definition criteria were fulfilled by 240 patients, 168 (70.0%) of whom were from Central America (including Panama), 42 (17.5%) of whom were from the Caribbean, and 30 (12.5%) of whom were from South America… CONTINUE READING
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