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Revista da Escola de Enfermagem da USP

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Abstract

SHIMA, Hisako; AFUSO, Daisy Satiko  and  NICHIATA, Lúcia Yasuko Izumi. AIDS among japanese-brazilian resident on São Paulo municipality: dimension and profile of the studied group. Rev. esc. enferm. USP [online]. 1998, vol.32, n.4, pp. 354-361. ISSN 0080-6234.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S0080-62341998000400008.

The study aimed to know the spread of Aids epidemy among japaneses and their descendents, living on São Paulo Municipaliza. The authors dimensioned the total number of cases, since the beginning of the epidemy till july, 1994 and characterized the profile of the group in terms of sex, age, school degree, civil status, sexual option, occupation, exposed category and mean survival.

Keywords : Aids; Japanese-brazilian; Japaneses and descendents.

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