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The relationship between cognitive function, literacy and HIV status knowledge among older adults in rural South Africa

Rosenberg, Molley S.; Gomez-Olive, F. Xavier; Wagner, Ryan G.; Rohr, Julia K.; Payne, Collin; Berkman, Lisa F.; Kahn, Kathleen; Tollman, Stephen M.; Barninghausen, Till; Kobayashi, Lindsay

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Introduction: Although HIV prevalence is exceptionally high in South Africa, HIV testing rates remain below targeted guidelines. Older adults living with HIV are substantially more likely to remain undiagnosed than younger people. Cognitive function and literacy could play key roles in HIV status knowledge due to the decision-making processes required around weighing the costs and benefits of testing, navigating testing logistics and processing results. We aimed to assess the independent...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2020
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/206273
Source: Journal of the International AIDS Society
DOI: 10.1002/jia2.25457
Access Rights: Open Access

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