Funding for this research was provided by:
Hamadan University of Medical Sciences (9806264725)
Received: 10 April 2020
Accepted: 21 April 2021
First Online: 27 April 2021
: Anonymous data, with no identifiable information on participants were obtained from the data administrator. This retrospective study did not involve any contact with patients and so there was no need to ask for patients’ consent to participate. Permission to use data on HIV/AIDS patients in this facility was obtained from the Ethics Committee of Hamadan University of Medical Sciences with IR.UMSHA.REC.1398.406.
: Not applicable.
: There are no conflicts of interest.