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HIV/AIDS and Asian Americans

August 20, 2013

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At a Glance -- HIV Infection Cases by Transmission (Adults)

Estimated % of Male Adults or Adolescents (>13 Years) Living With HIV Infection at the End of 2010 by Transmission Category

Transmission # Asian Cases % of Asian Cases # of White Cases % of White Cases
Male-to-male sexual contact 6,443 81% 205,195 81%
Heterosexual contact 703 9% 9,299 4%
Injection drug use 349 4% 16,444 6%
Male-to-male sexual contact and injection drug use 328 4% 21,689 9%
Other 74 0.9% 1,729 0.7%
Estimated Total 7,917   254,874  

Source: CDC 2013. HIV Surveillance Report: Diagnoses of HIV Infection and AIDS in the United States and Dependent Areas, 2011, v.23. Table 17a.
www.cdc.gov/hiv/surveillance/resources/reports/2011report/pdf/2011_HIV_Surveillance_Report_vol_23.pdf [PDF | 2.32MB]

Estimated % of Female Adults or Adolescents (>13 Years) Living With HIV Infection at the End of 2010 by Transmission Category

Transmission # Asian Cases % of Asian Cases # of White Cases % of White Cases
Heterosexual contact 1,491 86% 25,762 64%
Injection drug use 152 9% 13,382 33%
Other 71 4% 586 1%
Estimated Total 1,729   40,270  

Source: CDC 2013. HIV Surveillance Report: Diagnoses of HIV Infection and AIDS in the United States and Dependent Areas, 2011, v.23. Table 17a.
www.cdc.gov/hiv/surveillance/resources/reports/2011report/pdf/2011_HIV_Surveillance_Report_vol_23.pdf [PDF | 2.32MB]

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