The AIDS epidemic and economic input impact factors in Chongqing, China, from 2006 to 2012: a spatial-temporal analysis.
Bottom Line: The most likely clusters were primarily located in the central region and southwest of Chongqing and occurred in 2010-2012.The Chongqing HIV/AIDS epidemic showed temporal-spatial clustering and was mainly clustered in the mid-western and south-western counties, showing an upward trend over time.The amount of special funds dedicated to AIDS and to the public awareness unit showed positive and negative relationships with HIV/AIDS spatial clustering, 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.