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HIV/AIDS and Asian Americans

August 20, 2013

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At a Glance -- Death Rate

HIV Death Rates per 100,000 Population (2010)

  Asian/Pacific
Islander
Non-Hispanic
White
Asian/Pacific Islander/
Non-Hispanic White Ratio
All ages, Men
(age-adjusted)
0.7 2.3 0.3
All ages, Women
(age-adjusted)
-- 0.5 --
 
Age 25-44, Men -- 2.5 --
Age 25-44, Women -- 0.7 --
 
Age 45-64, Men 1.9 5.6 0.3
Age 45-64, Women -- 1.0 --

Source: CDC 2013. Health, United States 2012. Table 31.
http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/2012/031.pdf [PDF | 99.69MB]


At a Glance -- AIDS Deaths

Estimated Number of Deaths, and Death Rates, of Persons With AIDS by Year of Death, 2010

  Rate Cumulative # Deaths # Deaths % of Total Cases
Asian 0.4 3,196 59 0.4%
White 2.4 265,052 4,668 30%
Total Population 5.0 636,048 15,529  

Source: CDC 2013. HIV Surveillance Report: Diagnoses of HIV Infection and AIDS in the United States and Dependent Areas, 2011, v.23. Table 12a.
www.cdc.gov/hiv/surveillance/resources/reports/2011report/pdf/2011_HIV_Surveillance_Report_vol_23.pdf [PDF | 2.32MB]


At a Glance -- HIV Testing

Age-Adjusted Percent of HIV Testing Status Among Persons 18 Years of Age and Over, 2011

  Asian Non-Hispanic White Asian/
Non-Hispanic White Ratio
Ever tested 30.2 33.6 0.9
Never tested 69.8 66.4 1.1

Source: CDC 2013. Summary Health Statistics for U.S. Adults: 2011. Table 41.
www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/series/sr_10/sr10_256.pdf [PDF | 3.12MB]

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