The following data represent the cumulative totals of reported AIDS cases in Minnesota.
Included are the total number of reported AIDS cases, and the number of reported AIDS cases by
demographic category in Minnesota.
Total Reported AIDS Cases
- In Minnesota, the cumulative number of reported AIDS cases from the beginning
of the epidemic in 1981 through 1996, is 2,999.
- 304 cases were reported in Minnesota in the past year.
Reported AIDS Cases By Race/Ethnicity
- In Minnesota, the cumulative total number of reported AIDS cases among the
following populations is:
White, not Hispanic-|
(77.23% of the total case count.)
(15.41% of the total case count.)
(5.17% of the total case count.)
(0.43% of the total case count.)
American Indian/Alaskan Native-|
(1.77% of the total case count.)
Reported AIDS Cases By Gender
- In Minnesota, 8.17% of the total number of reported AIDS cases are among
Reported AIDS Cases By Age
- In Minnesota, 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 Couuncil. Epidemiological data was
provided by the Centers for Disease Control department. Funding amounts were provided by
the appropriate federal agency, and are from the most current fiscal year that state-by-state
data is available.
The State of Minnesota received a total of $26,424,660 in federal funding for AIDS programs in
- In FY 1996, $4,682,895 was provided to Minnesota 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, $2,936,312 was provided to Minnesota 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 -- $1,370,726
-- Emergency funds to the Minneapolis/St. Paul metropolitan area for care services.
Title II -- $1,249,617
-- Funds to state health depts. for medical and support services for PLWAs- $973,550
-- AIDS Drug Assistance Program (ADAP), funding for the purchase of HIV/AIDS prescription drugs- $276,067
Title IV -- $50,000
-- Funds to support pediatric, adolescent, and family HIV care programs.
-- Special Projects of National Significance (SPNS)- $216,692
-- HIV/AIDS Dental Reimbursement Program- $49,277
2. Housing Opportunities for People With AIDS (HOPWA)
- In FY 1996, $558,000 was provided to Minnesota 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 $18,247,453 to universities and other institutions in Minnesota to
conduct AIDS research.
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