"hiv; hepatitis c virus; methadone treatment; propensity score matching; severe food insecurity"

Methadone treatment, severe food insecurity, and HIV-HCV co-infection: A propensity score matching analysis

BACKGROUND: Severe food insecurity (FI) is common among individuals living with HIV-hepatitis C virus (HCV) co-infection. We hypothesize that the injection of opioids is partly responsible for the association between injection drug use and severe FI. …