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Spatial distribution and incidence of HIV/AIDS cases in Santa Cruz do Sul, state of Rio Grande do Sul, 2001 to 2020

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https://doi.org/10.1590/s2237-62222022000300020

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Population Spatial Distribution, Access to Treatment, HIV, Incidence, Epidemiology, Descriptive

Abstract

Objective: to describe the spatial distribution, treatment status and characteristics of cases of people infected with the human immunodeficiency virus HIV in Santa Cruz do Sul, RS, 2001 to 2020. Methods: descriptive study with data from individuals undergoing treatment for HIV/AIDS, in Santa Cruz do Sul, diagnosed from January 2001 to October 2020. Results: 708 (94.4%) cases were analyzed, of these (58.2%) were male, with a mean age of 39 years, the maximum incidence rate was in 2019 (59.4/100,000 in habitants), there was a high frequency of cases in the south and central region of the city, 92.9% of these individuals were still in active treatment and the dropout rate was 7.1% in the period. Conclusion: a higher incidence of HIV was observed in adult male, from the central and southern regions of the city, with a treatment rate close to the goals of the World Health Organization and a low dropout rate.

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11/07/2022

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Rosa, P. B., Schroeder, D. F., Darsie, C., Chielle, M., Pontel, M. L. K., Correa, G. de B., Vilichane, I. J., Heringer, T. A., Renner, J. D. P., & Possuelo, L. G. (2022). Spatial distribution and incidence of HIV/AIDS cases in Santa Cruz do Sul, state of Rio Grande do Sul, 2001 to 2020. In SciELO Preprints. https://doi.org/10.1590/s2237-62222022000300020

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