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Affected fraction

The affected fraction is defined in LiST as the proportion of cause-specific mortality that is considered susceptible to that intervention.

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AIM

AIM (AIDS Impact Model) projects the consequences of the HIV epidemic, including the number of people living with HIV, new infections, and AIDS deaths by age and sex; as well as the new cases of tuberculosis and AIDS orphans. AIM is used by UNAIDS to make the national and regional estimates it releases every two years.

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Antepartum

Relating to the period before parturition, before childbirth

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