publication . Thesis . 2018

Impact of gender, sexual orientation and socio-economic factors on HIV treatment outcomes in the UK

Burch, Lisa Samantha;
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  • Published: 28 Feb 2018
  • Publisher: UCL (University College London)
  • Country: United Kingdom
Abstract
The effectiveness of antiretroviral therapy (ART) has led to greatly improved prognosis for people living with HIV, such that they now have a similar life expectancy to the general population. However, these improvements over time have not necessarily been seen equally among all demographic groups. The aim of this thesis was to investigate the differences in virological response to ART, treatment adherence, and late HIV diagnosis by gender and sexual orientation among people with HIV in the UK, and assess whether any differences have narrowed in more recent years. Additional analyses explored whether socio-economic factors could explain the observed differences ...
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free text keywords: HIV, Epidemiology, Gender, Socio-economic status
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443. Shobhana R, Begum R, Snehalatha C, Vijay V, Ramachandran A. Patients' adherence to diabetes treatment. The Journal of the Association of Physicians of India. 1999;47(12):1173-5.

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446. McAlister F, Murphy N, Simpson C, Stewart S, MacIntyre K, Kirkpatrick M, et al. Influence of socioeconomic deprivation on the primary care burden and treatment of patients with a diagnosis of heart failure in general practice in Scotland: population based study. BMJ. 2004;328(7448):1110. [OpenAIRE]

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455. Howard AA, Arnsten JH, Lo Y, Vlahov D, Rich JD, Schuman P, et al. A prospective study of adherence and viral load in a large multi-center cohort of HIVinfected women. AIDS. 2002;16(16):2175-82.

456. Gross R, Bilker WB, Friedman HM, Strom BL. Effect of adherence to newly initiated antiretroviral therapy on plasma viral load. AIDS. 2001;15(16):2109-17.

457. Lampe FC, Gatell JM, Staszewski S, Johnson MA, Pradier C, Gill MJ, et al.

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Abstract
The effectiveness of antiretroviral therapy (ART) has led to greatly improved prognosis for people living with HIV, such that they now have a similar life expectancy to the general population. However, these improvements over time have not necessarily been seen equally among all demographic groups. The aim of this thesis was to investigate the differences in virological response to ART, treatment adherence, and late HIV diagnosis by gender and sexual orientation among people with HIV in the UK, and assess whether any differences have narrowed in more recent years. Additional analyses explored whether socio-economic factors could explain the observed differences ...
Subjects
free text keywords: HIV, Epidemiology, Gender, Socio-economic status
Related Organizations
Download from
UCL Discovery
Thesis . 2018
267 references, page 1 of 18

443. Shobhana R, Begum R, Snehalatha C, Vijay V, Ramachandran A. Patients' adherence to diabetes treatment. The Journal of the Association of Physicians of India. 1999;47(12):1173-5.

444. Marmot M, Bell R. Fair society, healthy lives. Public Health. 2012;126:S4-S10.

445. Harrison MJ, Tricker KJ, Davies L, Hassell A, Dawes P, Scott DL, et al. The relationship between social deprivation, disease outcome measures, and response to treatment in patients with stable, long-standing rheumatoid arthritis. The Journal of rheumatology. 2005;32(12):2330-6.

446. McAlister F, Murphy N, Simpson C, Stewart S, MacIntyre K, Kirkpatrick M, et al. Influence of socioeconomic deprivation on the primary care burden and treatment of patients with a diagnosis of heart failure in general practice in Scotland: population based study. BMJ. 2004;328(7448):1110. [OpenAIRE]

447. Matthews KA, Gallo LC. Psychological perspectives on pathways linking socioeconomic status and physical health. Annual review of psychology. 2011;62:501.

448. Braveman PA, Cubbin C, Egerter S, Chideya S, Marchi KS, Metzler M, et al.

449. Stronks K, van de Mheen H, Van Den Bos J, Mackenbach J. The interrelationship between income, health and employment status. International Journal of Epidemiology. 1997;26(3):592-600. [OpenAIRE]

450. Giordano TP. Retention in HIV care: what the clinician needs to know. Topics in antiviral medicine. 2010;19(1):12-6.

451. Wood E, Montaner JS, Bangsberg DR, Tyndall MW, Strathdee SA, O'Shaughnessy MV, et al. Expanding access to HIV antiretroviral therapy among marginalized populations in the developed world. AIDS. 2003;17(17):2419-27.

452. Astbury J. Gender disparities in mental health. 2001.

453. McDonough P, Walters V. Gender and health: reassessing patterns and explanations. Social science & medicine. 2001;52(4):547-59.

454. Malmusi D, Vives A, Benach J, Borrell C. Gender inequalities in health: exploring the contribution of living conditions in the intersection of social class. Glob Health Action. 2014;7:23189. [OpenAIRE]

455. Howard AA, Arnsten JH, Lo Y, Vlahov D, Rich JD, Schuman P, et al. A prospective study of adherence and viral load in a large multi-center cohort of HIVinfected women. AIDS. 2002;16(16):2175-82.

456. Gross R, Bilker WB, Friedman HM, Strom BL. Effect of adherence to newly initiated antiretroviral therapy on plasma viral load. AIDS. 2001;15(16):2109-17.

457. Lampe FC, Gatell JM, Staszewski S, Johnson MA, Pradier C, Gill MJ, et al.

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