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Kai Chandler Lois Crenshaw Gary Paul Wright Fortunata Kasege Keith Green Lois Bates Greg Braxton Vanessa Austin Bernard Jackson

HIV/AIDS and African Americans

August 20, 2013

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At a Glance -- HIV Infection Cases (Adults and Children)

Estimated Number of Cases of HIV Infection by Year of Diagnosis, 2011

  #Cases % of Total Cases
African American 23,168 47%
White 13,846 28%
Total Population 49,273  

Source: CDC 2013. HIV Surveillance Report: Diagnoses of HIV Infection and AIDS in the United States and Dependent Areas, 2011, v.23. Table 1a.
www.cdc.gov/hiv/surveillance/resources/reports/2011report/pdf/2011_HIV_Surveillance_Report_vol_23.pdf [PDF | 2.32MB]

Estimated Number of Persons Living With HIV Infection by Year, 2010

  #Cases % of Total Cases
African American 383,353 44%
White 295,463 34%
Total Population 872,990  

Source: CDC 2013. HIV Surveillance Report: Diagnoses of HIV Infection and AIDS in the United States and Dependent Areas, 2011, v.23. Table 15a.
www.cdc.gov/hiv/surveillance/resources/reports/2011report/pdf/2011_HIV_Surveillance_Report_vol_23.pdf [PDF | 2.32MB]

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This article was provided by Office of Minority Health. Visit OMH's website to find out more about their activities, publications and services.

See Also
TheBody.com's HIV/AIDS Resource Center for African Americans
HIV and Me: An African American's Guide to Living With HIV
More HIV Statistics on the African-American Community


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