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HIV and STD statistics in the United States

Can you please tell me how fast HIV is spreading in the US? Is it something that we should be very woried about? If there were 50 people in a room howmany could possible be HIV possitive if you have any %? Also, what other STDs are being spread...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Thank you for your questions. In regard to the spread of HIV in the USA:Since we do not have nationwide HIV reporting, we do not have very good data regarding the recent spread of HIV in the United States. But based on limited data from the states... 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... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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, 2000-2010

Deaths 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 »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Infections Attributed to Male-to-Male Sexual Contact -- Metropolitan Statistical Areas, United States and Puerto Rico, 2010

Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infections attributed to male-to-male sexual contact comprised 64% of the estimated new HIV infections in the United States in 2009. 1 Assessing the geographic distribution of HIV infection by transmission... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV/AIDS and Women in the United States: Excerpts from the HIV/AIDS Surveillance Report

The proportion of total AIDS cases attributable to women isincreasing. From 1985 through 1996, the proportion ofadolescent/adult women reported to the Centers for DiseaseControl and Prevention (CDC) with AIDS increased steadily eachyear, from 7% to... Read more »
American Association for World Health

Why We Should Care: HIV/AIDS in the United States

Since 1981, when the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) first began to monitor AIDS cases, more than 600,000 Americans have been diagnosed with AIDS and at least 385,000 have died. The most current statistics released by CDC in... Read more »
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UNITED STATES DISCRIMINATES AGAINST HIV+ PEOPLE

Posted by bradford, 2 Replies
UNITED STATES DISCRIMINATES AGAINST HIV+ PEOPLE

While nearly a million HIV+ American citizens enjoy the freedom to leave and travel outside their country, the United States government prohibits HIV+ individuals from other countries entry to the... Read more »

Statistics

Posted by Anonymous
Something to think about - Something that also helped put my mind at ease.

I located a website that provided me with governmental statistics on the number of people infected with HIV/AIDS in my state - which eventually lead me to stats in my city... 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 »