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Socioeconomic differences in mortality in the antiretroviral therapy era in Agincourt, rural South Africa, 2001-13: a population surveillance analysis

Kabudula, Chodziwadziwa; Houle, Brian; Collinson, Mark; Kahn, Kathleen; Gomez-Olive, Francesc Xavier; Tollman, Stephen M.; Clark, Samuel J.


Background Understanding the effects of socioeconomic disparities in health outcomes is important to implement specific preventive actions. We assessed socioeconomic disparities in mortality indicators in a rural South African population over the period 2001–13. Methods We used data from 21 villages of the Agincourt Health and socio-Demographic Surveillance System (HDSS). We calculated the probabilities of death from birth to age 5 years and from age 15 to 60 years, life expectancy at...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2017
Type: Journal article
Source: The Lancet Global Health
DOI: 10.1016/S2214-109X(17)30297-8
Access Rights: Open Access


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