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HIV/AIDS and Hispanic Americans

August 20, 2013

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At a Glance -- Death Rate

HIV Death Rates per 100,000 Population (2010)

  Hispanic Non-Hispanic White Hispanic/
Non-Hispanic White Ratio
All ages, Men
4.6 2.3 2.0
All ages, Women
(age-adjusted)
1.1 0.5 2.2
 
Age 25-44, Men 4.1 2.5 1.6
Age 25-44, Women 1.2 0.7 1.7
 
Age 45-64, Men 11.5 5.6 2.1
Age 45-64, Women 2.5 1.0 2.5

Source: CDC 2013. Health, United States 2011. Table 31.
http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/hus/2012/031.pdf [PDF | 99.69KB]


At a Glance -- AIDS Deaths

Estimated Number of Deaths, and Death Rates, of Persons With AIDS by Year of Death, 2010

  Rate Cumulative # Deaths # Deaths % of Total Cases
Hispanic 4.7 96,230 2,370 15%
White 2.4 265,052 4,668 30%
Total Population 5.0 636,048 15,529  

Source: CDC 2013. HIV Surveillance Report: Diagnoses of HIV Infection and AIDS in the United States and Dependent Areas, 2011, v.23. Table 12a.
www.cdc.gov/hiv/surveillance/resources/reports/2011report/pdf/2011_HIV_Surveillance_Report_vol_23.pdf [PDF | 2.32MB]


At a Glance -- HIV Testing

Age-Adjusted Percent of HIV Testing Status Among Persons 18 Years of Age and Over, 2011

  Hispanic Non-Hispanic White Hispanic/
Non-Hispanic White Ratio
Ever tested 37.0 33.6 1.1
Never tested 63.0 66.4 0.9

Source: CDC 2013. Summary Health Statistics for U.S. Adults: 2011. Table 41.
http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/series/sr_10/sr10_256.pdf [PDF |3.12MB]

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See Also
HIV & Me: A Guide to Living With HIV for Hispanics
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More HIV Statistics on the U.S. Latino Community

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