Investigation of the awareness status of HIV/AIDS and socioeconomic inequalities in women 15 –54 years old in Iran: study of Iran’s Multiple Indicator Demographic and Health Survey (IrMIDHS)

ConclusionThe prevalence of the lack of adequate awareness of HIV/AIDS is more prominent among the low-class people of society, and this inequality varies in different provinces. The socioeconomic determinants such as age, place of residence, marital status, and economic status should be considered to reduce these inequalities.
Source: Journal of Public Health - Category: Health Management Source Type: research

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