Lower liver-related death in African-American women with human immunodeficiency virus/hepatitis C virus coinfection, compared to Caucasian and Hispanic women Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • African Americans
  • European Continental Ancestry Group
  • HIV Infections
  • Hepatitis C
  • Hispanic Americans

abstract

  • African-American coinfected women were much less likely to die from liver disease, as compared to Caucasians and Hispanics, independent of other causes of death. Future studies are needed to investigate the reasons for this marked racial/ethnic discrepancy in liver-related mortality.

publication date

  • November 2012

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed Central ID

  • PMC3440547

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1002/hep.25859

PubMed ID

  • 22618868

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 1699

end page

  • 705

volume

  • 56

number

  • 5