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HIV/AIDS and Asian Americans

August 20, 2013


At a Glance -- HIV Infection Cases (Adults and Children)

Estimated Number of Diagnosed Cases and Rates (per 100,000) of HIV Infection, 2011

  # Cases Rate Asian American/
White Ratio
Asian males 821 13.8 1.0
White males 12,041 14.5  
 
Asian females 153 2.3 1.2
White females 1,776 2.0  
 
Asian (both sexes) 982 6.5 0.9
White (both sexes) 13,846 7.0  

Source: CDC 2013. HIV Surveillance Report: Diagnoses of HIV Infection and AIDS in the United States and Dependent Areas, 2011, v.23. Table 3a.
www.cdc.gov/hiv/surveillance/resources/reports/2011report/pdf/2011_HIV_Surveillance_Report_vol_23.pdf [PDF | 2.32MB]


At a Glance -- HIV Infection Cases and Rates (Children <13 Years)

Estimated Number of Diagnosed Cases and Rates (per 100,000) of HIV Infection, 2011 (United States)

  # Cases Rate
Asian 8 0.3
White 29 0.1
Total Population 192 0.4

Source: CDC 2013. HIV Surveillance Report: Diagnoses of HIV Infection and AIDS in the United States and Dependent Areas, 2011, v.23. Table 5a.
www.cdc.gov/hiv/surveillance/resources/reports/2011report/pdf/2011_HIV_Surveillance_Report_vol_23.pdf [PDF | 2.32MB]

Estimated Number of Cases of HIV Infection by Year of Diagnosis, 2011

  # Cases % of Total Cases
Asian 982 2%
White 13,846 28%
Total Population 49,273  

Source: CDC 2013. HIV Surveillance Report: Diagnoses of HIV Infection and AIDS in the United States and Dependent Areas, 2011, v.23. Table 1a.
www.cdc.gov/hiv/surveillance/resources/reports/2011report/pdf/2011_HIV_Surveillance_Report_vol_23.pdf [PDF | 2.32MB]

Estimated Number of Persons Living With HIV Infection by Year, 2010

  # Cases % of Total Cases
Asian 9,689 1.0%
White 295,463 34%
Total Population 872,990  

Source: CDC 2013. HIV Surveillance Report: Diagnoses of HIV Infection and AIDS in the United States and Dependent Areas, 2011, v.23. Table 15a.
www.cdc.gov/hiv/surveillance/resources/reports/2011report/pdf/2011_HIV_Surveillance_Report_vol_23.pdf [PDF | 2.32MB]


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]


At a Glance -- AIDS Cases and Rates (Adults)

Estimated Number of Cases and Rates (per 100,000) of AIDS, 2011

  # Cases Rate (per 100,000) Asian/White Ratio
Asian males 405 6.8 0.8
White males 7,101 8.6  
 
Asian females 86 1.3 0.9
White females 1,202 1.4  
 
Asian (both sexes) 492 3.3 0.8
White (both sexes) 8,304 4.2  

Source: CDC 2013. HIV Surveillance Report: Diagnoses of HIV Infection and AIDS in the United States and Dependent Areas, 2011, v.23. Table 4a.
www.cdc.gov/hiv/surveillance/resources/reports/2011report/pdf/2011_HIV_Surveillance_Report_vol_23.pdf [PDF | 2.32MB]


At a Glance -- AIDS Cases and Rates (Children <13 Years Old)

Estimated Number of Diagnosed Cases and Rates (per 100,000) of AIDS, 2011

  Cummulative # Cases # Cases Rate (per 100,000 Population)
Asian 47 0 0.0
White 1,596 1 0.0
Total Population 9,521 15 0.0

Source: CDC 2013. HIV Surveillance Report: Diagnoses of HIV Infection and AIDS in the United States and Dependent Areas, 2011, v.23. Table 6a.
www.cdc.gov/hiv/surveillance/resources/reports/2011report/pdf/2011_HIV_Surveillance_Report_vol_23.pdf [PDF | 2.32MB]


At a Glance -- AIDS Cases (Adults and Children)

Estimated Number of Cases of AIDS by Year of Diagnosis, 2011

  Cumulative # Cases # Cases % of Total Cases
Asian 9,054 492 1.5%
White 435,613 8,304 26%
Total Population 1,155,792 32,052  

Source: CDC 2013. HIV Surveillance Report: Diagnoses of HIV Infection and AIDS in the United States and Dependent Areas, 2011, v.23. Table 2a.
www.cdc.gov/hiv/surveillance/resources/reports/2011report/pdf/2011_HIV_Surveillance_Report_vol_23.pdf [PDF | 2.32MB]


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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