HIV Statistics In The Correctional System
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Declining Concentration of HIV in Correctional Facilities, but 20 Percent of HIV-Infected People in the U.S. Have Been in a Correctional FacilityThere's nothing like hearing the results of studies directly from those who actually conducted the research. In this interview, you'll meet two of these impressive HIV researchers and read their explanation of a study they presented at CROI 2009. ... Read more »
QuickStats: Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) Disease Death Rates Among Men Aged 25-54 Years, by Race and Age Group -- National Vital Statistics System, United States, 2000-2010Deaths include those coded as B20-B24 in the International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision. From 2000 to 2010, HIV disease death rates decreased approximately 70% for both black and white men aged 25-44 years. Rates decreased by... Read more »
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The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHi,I'll respond to your three specific questions first:1.The sensitivity and specificity of a test assume the test is performed properly and free from confounding variables.2.The estimated statistical risk assumes unprotected sex with a partner... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHi,The HIV-risk statistics I quote are merely statistical estimates that give relative risk. They are not meant to be applied to a specific coupling to gage actual risk. Rather they help advise someone of the relative risk of one type of activity... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHello Guam Guy,Regarding your experience with "me so horny, me suck you long time" bar girl, actually there are no "actual odds for one encounter." All we have is an estimated statistical risk for acquisition of HIV, which... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHello,1.50 per 10,000 is the same as 5 per 1,000 or 1 per 200. The reason I use the 10,000 exposures denominator is it helps people put their exposure in context with the other potential HIV risks I frequently quote in this forum. The CDC published... Read more »
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Posted by Survivor, 3 RepliesThought this was interesting... MSNBC Sunday Nov 13
LONDON - A British man claimed on Sunday to be the first person to become clear of the HIV virus, which can lead to AIDS, after earlier testing positive for it.
If true, the case of 25-year-old... Read more »
Posted by ScotCharles, 1 ReplyDid anyone know this was going on? How is our privacy guaranteed?
HIV Tracking System May Be Scrapped
California uses codes instead of names to protect patient privacy, but even some former supporters say coding is too cumbersome.
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Posted by AnonymousWhere can I find statistics on HIV infection in the Navy broken down to different demographic levels? In particular, the number of women that are in the navy and have HIV.
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Posted by Anonymous, 1 ReplyHello,
How the numbers compiled for HIV stats worldwide etc. Or more to the point how do they know how it was caught, i.e hetro sex, gay sex, drug use etc Do they rely on the persons hoensty for this? For examle a hetro guy could go with men but not... Read more »
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