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Report: Baton Rouge, La., Second in HIV Cases

January 17, 2013

A CDC report released on January 10 indicates that the Baton Rouge, La., metropolitan area -- which consists of nine parishes -- ranks second among major U.S. metropolitan areas for new HIV infection diagnoses. CDC's report is based on 2010 data of all U.S. metropolitan areas with more than 500,000 people. HIV case rates measure the number of new HIV cases per 100,000 persons. Baton Rouge's 2010 HIV diagnosis rate was 52.1, indicating that approximately 52 people per 100,000 population were diagnosed with the virus. New Orleans' rate is 44.3, ranking third in the United States. Miami, with a rate of 59.2, ranks first.

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