Poverty plays a major role in HIV infection in U.S. cities

07/19/2010 | Google

More cases of HIV infection were found in poor heterosexual adults who live in low-income urban neighborhoods in the U.S. than in heterosexual adults who live in the same community but earned more money, according to results of a recent CDC survey. The results suggest that residents of low-income neighborhoods may be more likely to have HIV because they live near more HIV-positive people.

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