HIV Progression and Predictors of Mortality in a Community-Based Cohort of Zambian Adults

Abstract

This article describes immunological HIV progression, mortality, and its predictors in 974 Zambian adults. During 3138 person-years of follow-up, 281 deaths occurred, and the overall mortality rate was 9.0 per 100 person-years. Thirty-six percent of patients were dead within 5 years of enrollment. The median survival in patients with baseline CD4 count ≥500 cells/mm3 was 5.62 years, with CD4 count between 200 and 499 cells/mm3 5.46 years, and with CD4 count

Citation

Journal of the International Association of Physicians in AIDS Care (2008) 7 (1) 17-28 [doi:10.1177/1545109707303989]

HIV Progression and Predictors of Mortality in a Community-Based Cohort of Zambian Adults

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