The following data represent the cumulative totals of reported AIDS cases in Arizona. Included
are the total number of reported AIDS cases, and the number of reported AIDS cases by
demographic category in Arizona.
Total Reported AIDS Cases
In Arizona, the cumulative number of reported AIDS cases from the beginning of the epidemic in
1981 through 1996, is 5,038.
- 594 cases were reported in Arizona in the past year.
Reported AIDS Cases By Race/Ethnicity
In Arizona, the cumulative total number of reported AIDS cases among the following populations is:
Reported AIDS Cases By Gender
White, not Hispanic-|
(76.26% of the total case count.)
(6.81% of the total case count.)
(14.41% of the total case count.)
(0.48% of the total case count.)
American Indian/Alaskan Native-|
(1.61% of the total case count.)
In Arizona, 7.26% of the total number of reported AIDS cases are among Women.
Reported AIDS Cases By Age
In Arizona, the percentage of the cumulative total number of reported AIDS cases among the
following age groups is:
Adolescent and Young Adults-
* Data in this summary was compiled by AIDS Action Council. Epidemiological data was
provided by the Centers for Disease Control. Funding amounts were provided by the
appropriate federal agency, and are from the most current fiscal year that state-by-state data is
The State of Arizona received a total of $14,254,585 in federal funding for AIDS programs in FY 1996.
In FY 1996, $3,736,478 was provided to Arizona by the CDC for prevention programs. These funds were allocated
to state and local health departments and community-based organizations to finance counseling and testing
programs, public information and health education/risk reduction activities, and for monitoring the epidemic (AIDS
case surveillance programs).
1. Ryan White CARE Act
In FY 1996, $5,389,515 was provided to Arizona by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) for
health care and supportive services for people living with AIDS (PLWAs) under the Ryan White CARE Act.
Title I -- $2,901,602
-- Emergency funds to the City of Phoenix for care services.
Title II -- $1,369,814
-- Funds to state health depts. for medical and support services for PLWAs- $1,170,077
-- AIDS Drug Assistance Program (ADAP), funding for the purchase of HIV/AIDS prescription drugs-
Title IIIb -- $918,099
-- Funds to community-based clinics and migrant health clinics to provide outpatient early intervention and
primary medical services for PLWAs.
Title IV -- $0
-- Funds to support pediatric, adolescent, and family HIV care programs.
-- Special Projects of National Significance- $200,000
2. Housing Opportunities for People With AIDS (HOPWA)
In FY 1996, $727,000 in formula grants and $538,902 in competitive grants were provided to Arizona by the
Department of Housing and Urban Development under the Housing Opportunities for People With AIDS (HOPWA)
program. HOPWA provides for HIV-specific housing programs, 90% through formula grants, and the remaining
10% on a competitive basis to projects of national significance.
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
- In FY 1996, the NIH allocated $3,862,690 to universities and other institutions in Arizona to conduct AIDS
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