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Disparities in Diagnoses of HIV Infection Between Blacks/African Americans and Other Racial/Ethnic Populations -- 37 States, 2005-2008

February 4, 2011

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TABLE 2. Diagnoses* of Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) Infection Among Blacks/African Americans, by Sex, Transmission Category, and Age Group at Time of Diagnosis -- National HIV Surveillance System, 37 States, 2005-2008
TABLE 2. Diagnoses* of Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) Infection Among Blacks/African Americans, by Sex, Transmission Category, and Age Group at Time of Diagnosis -- National HIV Surveillance System, 37 States, 2005-2008


FIGURE. Rates of Diagnosis of Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) Infection Among Persons Aged ≥13 Years, by Year of Diagnosis, Race/Ethnicity, and Sex -- National HIV Surveillance System, 37 States, 2005-2008*
FIGURE. Rates of Diagnosis of Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) Infection Among Persons Aged ≥13 Years, by Year of Diagnosis, Race/Ethnicity, and Sex -- National HIV Surveillance System, 37 States, 2005-2008

* Estimated numbers resulted from statistical adjustment that accounted for reporting delays, but not for incomplete reporting.

† Hispanics/Latinos might be of any race.

Alternate Text: The figure above shows rates of diagnosis of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection among persons aged ≥13 years, by year of diagnosis, race/ethnicity, and sex in 37 states from 2005-2008. In 2008, among males and females of all racial/ethnic populations, black males had the highest HIV diagnosis rate (131.9 per 100,000). Trend analyses for 2005-2008 indicated that rates of HIV diagnoses increased among black/African American males.

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This article was provided by U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. It is a part of the publication Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report. Visit the CDC's website to find out more about their activities, publications and services.
 
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TheBody.com's HIV/AIDS Resource Center for African Americans
HIV and Me: An African American's Guide to Living With HIV
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