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  1. Geographic variation in HIV infection among injecting drug users within Barcelona.

    Article - En anglais

    In response to a high incidence of AIDS among injecting drug users in Barcelona, Spain, the city established a program in four geographically distinct centers for assistance and surveillance.

    The centers provided testing, counseling, and monitoring of infections diseases.

    In 1991-92, HIV rates were 33% in the northwest center, 39% in the western center, 39% in the east, and 71% in the south.

    Differences between the rates in the southern center when compared with those in the other centers were very significant (P ¾. 001).

    These data show geographic variation of HIV infection within one city and substantiate the need to provide expanded medical care in the drug misuse treatment setting.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Toxicomanie, Voie intraveineuse, Barcelone, SIDA, Virose, Infection, Immunopathologie, Immunodéficit, Enquête, Epidémiologie, Espagne, Europe, Variation géographique, Milieu urbain, Homme

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Drug addiction, Intravenous administration, AIDS, Viral disease, Infection, Immunopathology, Immune deficiency, Inquiry, Epidemiology, Spain, Europe, Geographical variation, Urban environment, Human

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    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 95-0192651

    Code Inist : 002B18C05B. Création : 09/06/1995.