With over 37,000 cases of acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) reported by the end of 1991, New York City had reported nearly 20% of all US cases in the first decade of the AIDS epidemic.
This report examines cases diagnosed through 1990 and reported through 1991 to describe rates and trends in the affected subpopulations.
Case data were collected by the New York City Department of Health AIDS Surveillance Team, using a format standardized by the federal Centers for Disease Control.
Deaths attributable to human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection were examined using data provided by the New York City Department of Health Bureau of Vital Statistics.
Mots-clés Pascal : Immunodéficit acquis syndrome, Virose, Infection, Homme, Toxicomanie, Immunopathologie, Hémopathie, Epidémiologie, Comportement sexuel, Incidence, Mortalité, New York, Etats Unis, Amérique du Nord, Amérique
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : AIDS, Viral disease, Infection, Human, Drug addiction, Immunopathology, Hemopathy, Epidemiology, Sexual behavior, Incidence, Mortality, New York, United States, North America, America
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Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique
Cote : 93-0339662
Code Inist : 002B06D01. Création : 199406.