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September 8, 2009

Association of HIV Infection, Demographic and Cardiovascular Risk Factors With All-Cause Mortality in the Recent HAART Era

"Conclusions: HIV infection was associated with a 3-fold mortality risk compared with controls after adjustment for demographic and CVD risk factors. In addition to low baseline CD4 count, older age and current smoking were strong and independent predictors of mortality in a US cohort of HIV-infected participants in clinical care."

Read more in JAIDS, September 8, 2009.