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Basic Statistics -- Ten States/Territories and Cities Reporting Highest Number of AIDS Cases

HIV/AIDS Surveillance Report
Divisions of HIV/AIDS Prevention

May 13, 1999

The following data are summarized from the CDC semiannual HIV/AIDS Surveillance Report. Numbers are based on AIDS cases reported to CDC through December 31, 1998.

For a more complete understanding of the current surveillance trends, you may download a PDF file of the HIV/AIDS Surveillance Report or request a free copy of the HIV/AIDS Surveillance Report by calling the CDC National Prevention Information Network at 1-800-458-5231.

The 10 leading states or territories reporting the highest number of AIDS cases among residents are as follows:

Ten States/Territories Reporting Highest Nember of AIDS Cases
State/Territory# of AIDS Cases
New York 128,675
California 110,056
Florida 70,276
Texas 48,350
New Jersey 38,230
Puerto Rico 22,297
Illinois 21,684
Pennsylvania 21,040
Georgia 20,007
Maryland 18,716

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The 10 leading metropolitan statistical areas reporting the highest number of AIDS cases among residents are as follows:

Ten Metropolitan Areas Reporting Highest Number of AIDS Cases
Metropolitan Area# of AIDS Cases
New York City 109,050
Los Angeles 38,670
San Francisco 26,332
Miami 21,502
Washington, DC 20,121
Chicago 18,776
Houston 17,585
Philadelphia 16,123
Newark 15,426
Atlanta 14,217



  
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