AIDS 2021 Jun 9. Epub 2021 Jun 9.
BC Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS, Vancouver Faculty of Health Sciences, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby Faculty of Medicine, University of British Columbia BC Centre for Disease Control First Nations Health Authority, Vancouver, Canada School of Health, Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand School of Public Health, University of Queensland Poche Centre for Indigenous Health, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia The INA (Māori, Indigenous & South Pacific) HIV & AIDS Foundation.
Objective: To compare rates and trends of HIV diagnoses among Indigenous peoples in Canada (First Nations, Métis, Inuit, and other non-specified), Australia (Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders), the USA (American Indian, Alaska Native, Native Hawaiian, and Other Pacific Islanders), and New Zealand (Māori).
Design: We employed publicly available surveillance data from 2009 to 2017 to estimate the rate per 100 000 of HIV diagnoses. Estimated annual percentage change (EAPC) in diagnosis rates was calculated using Poisson regression. Read More