2015, Volume 8, Issue Spec Iss 3, pp 190 – 194

Prevalence of HIV disease between Qeshm Island people during 2013-2014, Iran


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Authors and Affiliations

Correspondence to: Hamed Gouklani, PhD, Molecular Medicine Research Center, Hormozgan University of Medical Sciences, Bandar Abbas, Iran, Immam Hosein Boulevard, Bandar-Abbas, Iran, Phone: +98 (76) 33668476, Fax: +98 (76) 33685047, E-mail: Gouklanih@hums.ac.ir


Introduction: Got safe loss syndrome (HIV) is represented with a variety of disorders of cellular and humoral immune dysfunction caused with personal immunodeficiency disease (HIV) infection. Immune deficiency caused by HIV, leads to opportunistic diseases & certainly the progression of the infections cause the patient’s death. That is why we chose to realize this research, to assess the prevalence of HIV among the Qeshm Island inhabitants.

Materials and Method: The cross-sectional research did carry on 1500 subjects. The sampling approach is the stratify-cluster compound. Ten head-clusters were randomly selected from each center and individuals are received from within the blocks. Later developing the questionnaire, including demographic the information and danger agents, gore examples are captured from the brachial vein. The currency of HIV-Ab is assessed with the approach of ELISA. Indeed, the actuarial studies are performed with applying the actuarial Plan for public Sciences software (SPSS) program issue 16.0. The information is examined with Chi-square and detailed actuarial trial.

Results: The all over the currency of HIV disease is zero. Of the members in the examination, 511 (34.1%) are men and 989 (65.9%) were women. This age of mediocre is 32.6 years. 88% and 12% of the individuals were married and single, respectively. The training plane of maximum cases (66%) was the degree diploma. In terms of location, mostly subjects (75.2%) lived into the village region. 136 (7.9%) had a history of travelling abroad and none of the subjects did not report a history of running away from home.

Conclusion: The most of the subjects lived in the rural area and were married women with high school education. Although there were cases that had records of sexually spread illnesses (STD) or tattoos, HIV prevalence was zero. This gives hope to the health of our society Regarding HIV disease.


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PMC ID: 5348927
PubMed ID: 28316689

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ISSN Printing: 1844-122X
ISSN Online: 1844-3117
Journal Title: Journal of Medicine and Life

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