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Low Life Expectancy

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In this research paper, the researchers wanted to evaulate the treatments of HIV and how it improved life expectancy between race and gender. The researchers used US NHSS data from 2008 to 2011 to estimate life expectancy of people diagnosed with HIV. They also seperated the data by gender and race to compare groups of life expectancy. Results show that the average life expectancy increased with time by 13.5% from 2008 to 2011. Males had a higher life expectancy than females, with males having an average of 3.64 years and females averaging at 2.64. Males engaged in homosexual contact had longer life expectancy than any other transmission categories (Drug use and heterosexual contact). Hispanics had a higher life expectancy compared to the other
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