Causes of Death and Associated Factors Over a Decade of Follow-up in a Cohort of People Living with HIV in Rural Tanzania

BMC Infect Dis

Incidence of HIV-related mortality was higher than that of non-HIV-related mortality, even in more recent years, likely due to late presentation. Tuberculosis was the leading specific COD identified, particularly soon after enrolment, while in later calendar years cardiovascular and renal causes emerged as important, emphasising the need for improved screening and management.