What The Study Did: Researchers estimated the difference in overall life expectancy and years free from major chronic illnesses between individuals with HIV infection with access to care and similar uninfected adults from the same health care system from 2000 to 2016. Antiretroviral therapy has increased life expectancy for individuals with HIV, but recent data comparing life span between individuals with or without the disease are lacking.
Authors: Julia L. Marcus, Ph.D., M.P.H., of Harvard Medical School in Boston, is the corresponding author.
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