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HIV in Black America: A Visual Breakdown (Infographic)

March 14, 2013

Whether you are male or female, gay or straight, live in an urban area or a rural area, if you are a person of color -- especially an African-American -- you are disproportionately at risk for contracting HIV. It's important to remember that knowledge is power -- and knowing exactly what the numbers are behind the HIV epidemic among African Americans is the first empowered step in joining the fight against HIV.



HIV in Black America: A Visual Breakdown (click to enlarge)

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Reader Comments:

Comment by: Nina Harawa, PhD, MPH (LA, CA) Fri., Sep. 6, 2013 at 4:09 pm EDT
Thanks for the very nice infographic. I did, however, identify one error, Black women never accounted for 50% of the HIV infection in Black at any point in the history of the U.S. HIV epidemic.
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