Advertisement

The Body: The Complete HIV/AIDS Resource
Follow Us Follow Us on Facebook Follow Us on Twitter Download Our App
Professionals >> Visit The Body PROThe Body en Espanol

African American Aids Statistics

Here's a taste of what TheBody.com has to offer on this topic:
Get the Facts
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Among African Americans

... African Americans face the most severe burden of HIV in the United States (US). At the end of 2007, blacks accounted for almost half (46%) of people living with a diagnosis of HIV infection in the 37 states and 5 US dependent areas with long-term,
Ask the Experts

HIV/AIDS among african american women

I'm doing a research paper on African American women who are or at risk of being infected with HIV/AIDS. I'm looking for any statistics related to the subject. Do you know of any information on this or could you direct me to a good resource?
Katherine Luzuriaga, M.D.

Response from Katherine Luzuriaga, M.D.

University of Massachusetts, Medical School
A good start for the statistics would be the CDC web site at www.cdc.gov Read more »

African Americans

Just wondering I am a WM HIV+ for about a year now. Last year I hooked up with a african american girl and we ahd unprotected sex (that was before I knew I was infected).She is just now getting tested, because it took some work tracking her down....
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
...No. The risk factors are the same for everyone. Unprotected sex and injection drug use are responsible for transmitting HIV. Read more »

Big Guy, Small Jacket

Dr. Bob:Thank you for your services. I'm a terrible worrier and just reading thru the posts here has helped me. I also admire you a great deal for the way you've dealt with your hardship, reminiscent of many courageous people I've known.OK, so: I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...accomplish Future President Obama's plan to combat HIV/AIDS, not only worldwide, but domestically as well.Dr. BobHIV/AIDS Among African AmericansAugust 2008In the United States, the HIV/AIDS epidemic is a health crisis for African Americans. At... Read more »

prevelance of OIs in African American women

Is there any OI'S that are more prevalent among African American women with HIV?
John L. Sullivan, M.D.

Response from John L. Sullivan, M.D.

University of Massachusetts, Medical School
...HIV infected African American women have the same risks for OI's as other s with HIV infections; these risks are determined in large part by the integrity Read more »
Articles
The Body

HIV Frontlines: In Newark, N.J., an HIV/AIDS Advocate Finds New Ways to Reach LGBT African Americans

...editor for TheBody.com. This HIV Frontlines interview is with Gary Paul Wright, the founder and executive director of the African American Office of Gay Concerns (AAOGC) in Newark, N.J. Hello, Gary. Thank you for joining us today. Thank you... Read more »
The Body

Visit Our Newly Updated African-American HIV/AIDS Resource Center!

...also features other resources and great articles to read, including: Profiles in Courage : First-person stories from African Americans on living, loving and fighting with HIV. Movers & Shakers : Interviews from African-American... Read more »
Office of Minority Health

HIV/AIDS and African Americans

... Although African Americans are only 13% of the U.S. population, they account for 47% of HIV/AIDS cases in 2005. African American males had almost 8 Read more »
Body Positive

State of Emergency: HIV/AIDS Among African Americans

... African Americans Bear the Most Severe Burden of the HIV/AIDS Epidemic Our national investment in HIV prevention, research, treatment, care and Read more »
Connect With Others

new documentary on HIV and African American youths

Posted by bartleby, 1 Reply
...Hey all, Have you heard about this new documentary by Claudia Pryor entitled "Why Us? Left Behind and Dying"? Even though African Americans between the ages of 11 and 25 account for 65% of new infections, HIV is still not discussed enough (or at... Read more »

New African/African American Meeting Place Online

Posted by Anonymous
...Greetings, We have started a new HIV/AIDS website dedicated to African/African Americans. We currently have the ability for users to add blogs, post information that is of use to the community and hiv dating. We Read more »

Question for African American Women

Posted by sadiesmom, 2 Replies
...Do you feel you have good support from your church? My daughter is living with HIV and although the members of my congregation have been supportive, I have not been satisfied with the spiritual leaders. I just Read more »

RESEARCH PAPER -- NEED INFORMATION

Posted by Anonymous
...with this. My topic is why there are a high percentage among black women...Don't take this the wrong way but I would prefer an African American female that is infected with this virus or have full blown aids to contact me and share the things you... Read more »