TITLE

Mortality Among Blacks or African Americans with HIV Infection -- United States, 2008-2012

AUTHOR(S)
Siddiqi, Azfar-e.-Alam; Xiaohong Hu; Hall, H. Irene
PUB. DATE
February 2015
SOURCE
MMWR: Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report;2/6/2015, Vol. 64 Issue 4, p81
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the initiative to reduce African Americans with HIV infection through the National HIV/AIDS Strategy from 2008 through 2012. Topics discussed include the mortality rate among African Americans based on the National HIV Surveillance System for 2008-2012 data, racial and ethnic disparities in U.S. states and the effect of the disease on persons living with HIV. The prevention approach adopted by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is mentioned.
ACCESSION #
100831854

 

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