TITLE

Predictors of mortality among HIV infected patients taking antiretroviral treatment in Ethiopia: a retrospective cohort study

PUB. DATE
January 2012
SOURCE
AIDS Research & Therapy;2012, Vol. 9, p15
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers information regarding a study which aimed to examine mortality and its predictors among a cohort of HIV infected patients on anti-retroviral treatment retrospectively followed for five years in Ethiopia. As reported, a total of 1540 study participants were included. As stated, in multivariate analysis, the independent predictors for mortality were loss of more than 10 percent weight loss, bedridden functional status at baseline.
ACCESSION #
78316923

 

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