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Does Being Single Increase a Black HIV-Positive Woman’s Chance of Dying?

A U.S. Census study found that being divorced or separated quadrupled the risk of dying for all people living with HIV/AIDS, while never being married increased the risk 13 times over. Single Black women were the most affected, being nine times more likely to die than white women. Researchers are not sure why this this is the case, reported IAS.  

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