A Retrospective Cohort Analysis of South Carolina's HIV/AIDS Population: Health Services Utilization and Retention in Care Issues

A Retrospective Cohort Analysis of South Carolina's HIV/AIDS Population: Health Services Utilization and Retention in Care Issues

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Background. HIV/AIDS ranks high among health problems affecting the United States. Studies indicate current national estimates for People living with HIV/AIDS (PLWH/As) not in care (NIC) ranges between 42%-59%.These results have practical relevance in shifting the focus of vulnerability for this population to men in South Carolina. A possible explanation of this may be due to the risk factors (mode of transmission) prevalent in this population. ... status ( Ford, Whetten, Hall, Kaufman, aamp; Thrasher, 2007; Miller, Serner, aamp; Wagner, 2005; Millett, Malebranche, Mason, aamp; Spikes, 2005; ... It is possible that such behaviors, often associated with stigma, may make men decline the use of health services afteranbsp;...


Title:A Retrospective Cohort Analysis of South Carolina's HIV/AIDS Population: Health Services Utilization and Retention in Care Issues
Author:Bankole Adeyemi Olatosi
Publisher:ProQuest - 2007
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