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HIV/AIDS and Hispanic Americans

August 20, 2013


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

Estimated Number of Diagnosed Cases and Rates (per 100,000) of HIV, 2010 (United States)

  # Cases Rate Hispanic/
White Ratio
Hispanic males 8,605 43.4 3.0
White males 12,041 14.5  
 
Hispanic females 1,530 7.9 4.0
White females 1,776 2.0  
 
Hispanic (both sexes) 10,159 19.5 2.8
White (both sexes) 13,846 7.0  

Source: CDC 2013. HIV Surveillance Report: Diagnoses of HIV Infection and AIDS in the United States and Dependent Areas, 2011, v.23. Table 3a.
www.cdc.gov/hiv/surveillance/resources/reports/2011report/pdf/2011_HIV_Surveillance_Report_vol_23.pdf [PDF | 2.32MB]


At a Glance -- HIV Infection Cases and Rates (Children <13 years)

Estimated Number of Diagnosed Cases and Rates (per 100,000) of HIV Infection, 2011

  # Cases Rate
Hispanic 25 0.2
White 29 0.1
Total Population 192 0.4

Source: CDC 2013. HIV Surveillance Report: Diagnoses of HIV Infection and AIDS in the United States and Dependent Areas, 2011, v.23. Table 5a.
www.cdc.gov/hiv/surveillance/resources/reports/2011report/pdf/2011_HIV_Surveillance_Report_vol_23.pdf [PDF | 2.32MB]

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

  # Cases % of Total Cases
Hispanic 10,159 21%
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
Hispanic 165,159 19%
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]


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]


At a Glance -- AIDS Cases and Rates (Adults)

Estimated Number of Diagnosed Cases and Rates (per 100,000) of AIDS, 2011

  # Cases Rate (per 100,000) Hispanic/White Ratio
Hispanic males 5,223 26.3 3.1
White males 7,101 8.6  
 
Hispanic females 1,130 5.9 4.2
White females 1,202,275 1.4  
 
Hispanic (both sexes) 6,355 12.2 2.9
White (both sexes) 8,304 4.2  

Source: CDC 2013. HIV Surveillance Report: Diagnoses of HIV Infection and AIDS in the United States and Dependent Areas, 2011, v.23. Table 4a.
www.cdc.gov/hiv/surveillance/resources/reports/2011report/pdf/2011_HIV_Surveillance_Report_vol_23.pdf [PDF | 2.32MB]


At a Glance -- AIDS Cases and Rates (Children <13 Years)

Estimated Number of Diagnosed Cases and Rates (per 100,000) of AIDS, 2011

  # Cummulative Cases # Cases Rate (per 100,000 Population)
Hispanic 1,932 2 0.0
White 1,596 1 0.0
Total Population 9,521 15 0.0

Source: CDC 2013. HIV Surveillance Report: Diagnoses of HIV Infection and AIDS in the United States and Dependent Areas, 2011, v.23. Table 6a.
www.cdc.gov/hiv/surveillance/resources/reports/2011report/pdf/2011_HIV_Surveillance_Report_vol_23.pdf [PDF | 2.32MB]


At a Glance -- AIDS Cases (Adults and Children)

Estimated Number of Cases of AIDS by Year of Diagnosis, 2011

  Cumulative # Cases # Cases % of Total 2008 Cases
Hispanic 202,182 6,355 20%
White 435,613 8,304 26%
Total Population 1,155,792 32,052  

Source: CDC 2013. HIV Surveillance Report: Diagnoses of HIV Infection and AIDS in the United States and Dependent Areas, 2011, v.23. Table 2a.
www.cdc.gov/hiv/surveillance/resources/reports/2011report/pdf/2011_HIV_Surveillance_Report_vol_23.pdf [PDF | 2.32MB]


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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