Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved volume 16, issue 4, P655-676 2005 DOI: 10.1353/hpu.2005.0093 View full text
William E Cunningham, Ron D Hays, Naihua Duan, Ronald Andersen, Terry T Nakazono, Samuel A Bozzette, Martin F Shapiro

Abstract: HIV-infected people with low socioeconomic status (SES) and people who are members of a racial or ethnic minority have been found to receive fewer services, including treatment with Highly Active Antiretroviral Therapy (HAART), than others. We examined whether these groups also have worse survival than others and the degree to which service use and antiretroviral medications explain these disparities in a prospective cohort study of a national probability sample of 2,864 adults receiving HIV care. The independ…

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