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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

AIDS IMPACT Conference in South Africa Begins With Theme of Social Issues Related to HIV/AIDS

Social issues related to HIV/AIDS -- such as urbanization, underdevelopment and gender equality -- are not being "adequately addressed" in South Africa, Zola Skweyiya, the country's social services minister, said on Monday at the opening session of... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Quilt Remains a Poignant Symbol on World AIDS Day

When it was last displayed in its entirety, in October 1996, the AIDS Memorial Quilt stretched along the National Mall from the Washington Monument to the US Capitol. That year, the quilt included 40,000 panels memorializing 70,000 people who had... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Upcoming CBS and UPN Shows to Incorporate HIV/AIDS Themes Into Plotlines

CBS and UPN : During the April 5 episode of UPN's "America's Next Top Model ," an HIV-positive young woman will talk to the aspiring models about HIV/AIDS and the importance of being an advocate for an important cause. On April 13, CBS' "Without a... Read more »
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Interpreting HIV and testing statistics (HIV STATISTICS)

Greetings. I recently tested HIV+ on a rapid blood test, and am awaiting Western Blot results. Needless to say, I'm extremely worried, almost resigned. I've been reading about testing statistics and through questions on this forum, and...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,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 »

Confused in Fort Worth (HIV STATISTICS, 2009)(HIV STATISTICS, 2009)

Hey there Doctor Frascino,Been on your site over the years and am still a bit confused and concerned, even after reading through the archives. Can you try to clarify something for me. I have avoided sex over the years due to my fears but as I age,...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,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 »

AIDS and HIV statistics

The biggest threat to have an HIV is in: a)China; b)Honduras; c)Rwanda; d)Libane...
Lynn L. Franzoi

Response from Lynn L. Franzoi

Worldwide Benefits for Fox, Inc.
Contact the CDC for data.... Read more »

diagnosed aids cases statistics worldwide 1983-1996

I need to know the total diagnosed AIDS cases through the years of 1983-1996 the total of each year and the increase or decrease as the years passed. And the total diagnosed cases of AIDS to date....
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Hi. Thank you for your question. The following statistics are taken from the "HIV/AIDS and Sexually Transmitted Diseases Newsletter (September 1997), published by the World Health Organization (WHO) Office of HIV/AIDS and Sexually Transmitted... Read more »
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SYMBOL OF HER

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I have been affected by AIDS since the age of 8 My stepfather died several years ago and my mom is sick. I became a volunteer at an agency of families affected with AIDS as a big sister. My little sister mom died three weeks ago. I went to see her... Read more »

HIV statistics

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hello,

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 »

CDC's "HIV per 10,000 expoaures"...old statistics?

Posted by rlimbo, 1 Reply
I 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 »

HIV Statistics

Posted by Anonymous
Where 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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