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Estimating retention in HIV care accounting for patient transfers: A national laboratory cohort study in South Africa

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Proportion of patients retained in care on December 31, 2012, at the national level in South Africa among 55,836 patients initiating ART in 2004–2006 by district of enrollment.

Proportion retained in care was categorized in quintiles. Districts: BUF, Buffalo City; CPT, City of Cape Town; DC1, West Coast; DC2, Cape Winelands; DC3, Overberg; DC4, Eden; DC5, Central Karoo; DC6, Namakwa; DC7, Pixley ka Seme; DC8, Siyanda; DC9, Frances Baard; DC10, Cacadu; DC12, Amathole; DC13, Chris Hani; DC14, Ukhahlamba; DC15, O. R. Tambo; DC16, Xhariep; DC18, Lejweleputswa; DC19, Thabo Mofutsanyana; DC20, Fezile Dabi; DC21, Ugo; DC22, UMgungundlovu; DC23, Uthukela; DC24, Umzinyathi; DC25, Amajuba; DC26, Zululand; DC27, Umkhanyakude; DC28, Uthungulu; DC29, iLembe; DC30, Gert Sibande; DC31, Nkangala; DC32, Ehlanzeni; DC33, Mopani; DC34, Vhembe; DC35, Capricorn; DC36, Waterberg; DC37, Bojanala; DC38, Ngaka Modiri Molema; DC39, Dr Ruth Segomotsi Mompati; DC40, Dr Kenneth Kaunda; DC42, Sedibeng; DC43, Sisonke; DC44, Alfred Nzo; DC45, John Taolo Gaetsewe; DC47, Greater Sekhukhune; DC48, W. Rand; EKU, Ekurhuleni; ETH, eThekwini; JHB, Johannesburg; LS, Lesotho; MAN, Mangaung; NMA, Nelson Mandela Bay Metro; TSH, City of Tshwane. NHLS, National Health Laboratory Service.

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doi: https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pmed.1002589.g007