Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved volume 17, issue 3, P493-503 2006 DOI: 10.1353/hpu.2006.0106 View full text
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Sheila Jain, Sandra Schwarcz, Mitchell H. Katz, Reena Gulati, William McFarland

Abstract: Disparities in survival among people with AIDS continue in the treatment era, with a higher rate of death among African Americans than among Whites, Latinos, and Asians/Pacific Islanders (API). Few studies have been able to identify underlying reasons for this disparity. The authors' objectives were to determine the extent of disparities in AIDS-related death by race/ethnicity, and examine factors that may contribute to or explain these differences. Using San Francisco surveillance data, racial/ethnic differen…

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