The AIDS epidemic and economic input impact factors in Chongqing, China, from 2006 to 2012: a spatial-temporal analysis.
Bottom Line: The epidemic hotspots were distributed in the 15 mid-western counties.The most likely clusters were primarily located in the central region and southwest of Chongqing and occurred in 2010-2012.The regression coefficients of the total amount of special funds allocated to AIDS and to the public awareness unit for the numbers of new HIV cases, new AIDS cases, and people living with HIV were 0.775, 0.976 and 0.816, and -0.188, -0.259 and -0.215 (p<0.002), respectively.
Affiliation: Department of Health Statistics, College of Preventive Medicine, Third Military Medical University, Chongqing, China.Show MeSH
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Mentions: Chongqing, situated at latitude 28°10′ to 32°13′ N and longitude 105°11′ to 110°11′ E, is more than 82 400 km2 in area and has a resident population of about 29.7 million.12 Chongqing is one of the four municipalities under the direct control of the central government of China and is the economic and political centre of southwest China. It has 38 districts or counties, all of which were covered by this study (figure 1).
Affiliation: Department of Health Statistics, College of Preventive Medicine, Third Military Medical University, Chongqing, China.