Gender difference among newly reported HIV patients attending HIV center- Alsadqa teaching hospital - Aden
University of Aden Journal of Natural and Applied Sciences,
Vol. 26 No. 2 (2022),
Gender is a clear contributor to disease pathogenesis in multiple infectious diseases.There were different studies identifying that effect of biological sex are challenging,work to date has yielded important insights. HIV disease progression and clinical manifestations differ among women and men because of biological and socioeconomic factors. This is a descriptive prospective study, the main objectives of study is identify sex difference among newly reported HIV patients attending HIV Center at AlsadqaTeaching Hospital Aden, from 1st January 2021 to 31stJan 2022.
Most of the patients were males with 74.6% andthe mean age was 38.79 ± 10.38 in stage 4 with 28.6% and death were 7.9%, while female mean were younger age 32.44 ± 8.23.
From this study, we conclude that male patients were the most common attendant to HIV Center but in late stage 4, with heigh mortality in comparison to female.
Male, Stage, mortality
How to Cite
- Abstract Viewed: 18 times
- pdf Downloaded: 11 times