Adolescent Hiv Statistics
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HIV/STD Risk Reduction Interventions for African American and Latino Adolescent Girls at an Adolescent Medicine ClinicThe researchers conducted a randomized controlled trial, with 3-, 6- and 12-month follow-ups, to determine the efficacy of a skill-based HIV/STD risk-reduction intervention in reducing self-reported unprotected sexual intercourse among... Read more »
South Africa: Adolescent HIV Prevalence, Sexual Risk, and Willingness to Participate in HIV Vaccine TrialsThe study authors sought to determine HIV prevalence, sexual risk behaviors, and attitudes toward HIV vaccine trials among people ages 11-19 in a peri-urban community near Cape Town, South Africa. Self-administered questionnaires were used to assess... Read more »
Previous HIV Testing Among Adults and Adolescents Newly Diagnosed With HIV Infection -- National HIV Surveillance System, 18 Jurisdictions, United States, 2006-2009In 2006, CDC recommended human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) testing for adults, adolescents, and pregnant women in health-care settings and HIV testing at least annually for persons at high risk for HIV infection* to foster early detection,... Read more »
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Nevada State Health Division AIDS ProgramHi. Thank you for your questions. The statistics you are both looking forare available here on the Internet. Go to the following website:http://www.cdc.gov/nchstp/hiv_aids/stats/hasrlink.htmThis will take you to the CDC HIV/AIDS Surveillance... Read more »
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 »
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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 »
Posted by rlimbo, 1 ReplyI haven't been able to find the "per 10,000 exposures" table on theCDC website, just references to those statistics, which doesn't say when the statistics were published.
If HIV is an non-contagious as it is, how is it such a problem, especially in... Read more »
Posted by ms203, 2 RepliesOk there have been a hugh leap in recent studies that Gay and Bi-sexual men are more likely to contact Hiv.
My question is , If so why do men continue to do such unsafe sex methods??? I'm a Heterosexual, although I did receive oral from a man before... Read more »
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