HIV/AIDS patients in Deep South of U.S. have lower survival rates

14 enero 2015

A nine-state region of the US South has the nation’s lowest five-year survival rate among people diagnosed with HIV or AIDS, according to new research. Fifteen percent of people diagnosed with HIV and 27 percent of those diagnosed with AIDS in 2003-2004 had died within five years of diagnosis. Researchers say poverty, education, health insurance, social stigma and racism contribute.
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