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HIV/AIDS In The United States J.AD.DA.S
Table of Contents Epidemiology AIDS in the United States AIDS by ethnicity AIDS by exposure category AIDS deaths and diagnoses Top Ten Cities/Dependencies AIDS In New York
What Is Epidemiology? The branch of medicine dealing with the incidence and prevalence of disease in large populations and with detection of the source and cause of epidemics of infectious disease.
AIDS In The United States AIDS was first identified in the USA in The epidemic has now spread to every part of the USA and to all sectors of society. It is thought that more than one million people are living with HIV in the USA and that more than half a million have died after developing AIDS.
AIDS Cases By Ethnicity At the end of 2005, the CDC estimates that 437,982 people were living with AIDS in the USA. The chart below shows the ethnicities of these people, revealing that African Americans have been disproportionately affected.
HIV Diagnoses By Race And Year (33 states only)
AIDS Diagnoses By Race And Year (50 states)
AIDS Cases By Exposure Category The charts below show how adults and adolescents living with AIDS most likely became infected with HIV. Around 77% of adults and adolescents living with AIDS are men.
Estimated Adult And Adolescent HIV diagnoses In 2005 By exposure category (33 states only)
Estimated adult and adolescent AIDS diagnoses by exposure category (50 states and D.C.)
Estimated adult and adolescent males living with AIDS by race/ethnicity and exposure category, all years to the end of 2005 (50 states and D.C.)
Estimated adult and adolescent females living with AIDS by race/ethnicity and exposure category, all years to the end of 2005 (50 states and D.C.)
HIV/AIDS diagnoses and deathsby age HIV/AIDS diagnoses and deaths by age
AIDS diagnoses and deaths of persons with AIDS in the USA by year
AIDS diagnoses and deaths of persons with AIDS in the USA by year (cont)
Top 10 AIDS Cases by State/Dependent Area
AIDS in New York
New York Persons who had HIV diagnosed during 2001 were more likely to be female, non-Hispanic black, younger (aged <45 years), and residents of the Bronx or Brooklyn. Among the 6,662 persons who had HIV diagnosed during 2001, a total of 4,325 (65%) were male, and 2,337 (35%) were female Non-Hispanic blacks accounted for 54%, Hispanics, 29%, non- Hispanic whites, 15% Of the 3,981 (60%) HIV-infected persons for whom transmission risk data were available, 1,534 (39%) were males who reported having sex with other males, 1,337 (34%) had high-risk heterosexual contact*, and 1,033 (26%) reported injection-drug use.
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