Hepatitis B, C Signs and HIV-Aids among Middle-Aged and Older IDUs in the Southwest Iran

Published: 31 January 2018| Version 1 | DOI: 10.17632/6s9yzm7hr7.1
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Abdolrahim Asadollahi, PhD, MSC., GGCP

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Injected addiction is a main factor in Hepatitis infection type B, C, and HIV-Aids. The study aimed to measure seroprevalence of hepatitis virus type C, B, and HIV-Aids within injected drug abusers and its factors. Data set include ROC curves and it's result & tables.

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At the end-2016 in Ahwaz city, the southwest Iran. About 133 injected drug abusers aged 40 to 71 years old (Mean age = 48.21±10.4) were chosen from some addiction treatment centers. The data was collected from the setting in demographic and behavioral characteristics. Also, the serum samples were screened for those diseases.

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Shiraz University of Medical Sciences

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Addiction, Immune System Disorder, Aging Affecting Public Health, Risk Factor, Human Immunodeficiency Virus, Human Immunodeficiency Virus Infection, Viral Hepatitis, Hepatitis B, Hepatitis C, Viral Cell, Old Age, Injection, Middle Age, Addiction Screening, Medical Care in Iran, HIV/AIDS, Prisoner, Addiction Medicine, Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome Pathology, Injecting Drug User, AIDS Diagnosis, Chronic Viral Hepatitis, Elderly, Iran, Risk Factors for Substance Use, Drug Addiction, Healthy Ageing, Treatment as an Alternative of Imprisonment, Substance Abuse Treatment in Prison

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