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August 20, 2013

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At a Glance -- HIV Infection Cases by Transmission (Adults)

Estimated Number of Male Adults or Adolescents (>13 Years) Living With HIV Infection Year-End 2010, by Transmission Category

Transmission # Hispanic Cases % of Hispanic Cases # of White Cases % of White Cases
Male-to-male sexual contact 84,758 66% 205,195 81%
Injection drug use 22,168 17% 16,444 6%
Heterosexual contact 12,546 10% 9,299 4%
Male-to-male sexual contact and injection drug use 8,320 6% 21,689 9%
Other 407 0.3% 1,729 0.7%
Estimated Total 129,069   254,874  

Source: CDC 2013. HIV Surveillance Report: Diagnoses of HIV Infection and AIDS in the United States and Dependent Areas, 2011, v.23. Table 17a.
www.cdc.gov/hiv/surveillance/resources/reports/2011report/pdf/2011_HIV_Surveillance_Report_vol_23.pdf [PDF | 2.32MB]

Estimated Number of Female Adults or Adolescents (>13 Years) Living With HIV Infection Year-End 2010 by Transmission Category

Transmission # Hispanic Cases % of Hispanic Cases # of White Cases % of White Cases
Heterosexual contact 25,341 71% 25,762 64%
Injection drug use 9,069 25% 13,382 33%
Other 290 0.8% 586 1%
Estimated Total 35,585   40,270  

Source: CDC 2013. HIV Surveillance Report: Diagnoses of HIV Infection and AIDS in the United States and Dependent Areas, 2011, v.23. Table 17a.
www.cdc.gov/hiv/surveillance/resources/reports/2011report/pdf/2011_HIV_Surveillance_Report_vol_23.pdf [PDF | 2.32MB]

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