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  Conference on Retroviruses
and Opportunistic Infections (CROI)
February 13-16, 2017, Seattle WA
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Non-AIDS Illness Burden Differs by Sex, Race, and Insurance Type in Aging HIV+ Adults - HOPS - Number of Comorbidities Double from 45 to 60 Years Old/Blacks Disproportionately Affected
  ⋅ After 60 years old 4 is the average number of comorbidities HIV+ have, 1 during 18-40, 2 during 40-50, 3 at 50-60 & 4 when over 60
⋅ from 41-50 to >60 there is a doubling in comorbidities
⋅ psych & depression remain relatively high through all age groups including 18-40, over 50% have psych or depression diagnosis
⋅ Blacks have higher comorbidities and compared to other groups increased even more after 60 years old
⋅ Patient using Public payers have higher comorbidities rates


Reported by Jules Levin
CROI 2017 Feb 14-16 Seattle, WA
FJ Palella Jr1, R Hart2, C Armon2, E Tedaldi3, B Yangco4, R Novak5, L Battalora2,6, D Ward7, B Dean2, and K Buchacz8 for the HIV Outpatient Study (HOPS) 1Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL, US; 2Cerner Corporation, Kansas City, MO, US; 3Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University, Philadelphia, PA, US; 4Infectious Disease Research Institute, Inc., Tampa, FL, US; 5University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL, US; 6Colorado School of Mines, Golden, Colorado, US; 7Dupont Circle Physicians Group, Washington, DC, US; 8U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, US