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HIV/AIDS and Native Hawaiians/Other Pacific Islanders

August 20, 2013

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  • While Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders (NHOPI) represent 0.2% of the total population in the United States, the AIDS case rate for NHOPI was twice that of the White population in 2011.
  • In 2011, Native Hawaiians/Pacific Islanders were 2.2 times more likely to be diagnosed with HIV infection, as compared to the White population.
  • In most of the U.S. Pacific Territories, the HIV infection rate is higher than the national rate for Whites.


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 NHOPI/
White Ratio
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander males 70 34.2 2.4
White males 12,041 14.5  
 
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander females 8 3.9 2.0
White females 1,776 2.0  
 
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander (both sexes) 78 15.3 2.2
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

  # Cases Rate
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander 0 0
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]

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