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Dominican Republic Hiv Statistics

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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Number of HIV-Positive Haitian Immigrants in Dominican Republic Increasing, Officials Say

An increasing number of Haitian immigrants in the northern part of the Dominican Republic are testing positive for HIV, Ministry of Health officials said recently, EFE News Service reports. Pedro Vargas, head of the HIV/AIDS program at the... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Sexual Risk Behavior Among HIV-Positive Patients at an Urban Clinic in Santiago, Dominican Republic

In the Dominican Republic, more than 1 percent of adults are HIV-infected; most transmissions of the virus occur sexually. The current study examines risk behaviors in a group of HIV-positive individuals receiving treatment in Santiago. The... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Former President Clinton Visits Dominican Republic as Part of Tour of Foundation-Funded HIV/AIDS Projects

Former President Clinton on Tuesday visited a hospital in the Dominican Republic that provides treatment to HIV-positive children as part of an eight-day global tour of projects funded by the Clinton Foundation , the AP/ Houston Chronicle reports.... Read more »
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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

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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 »

comment on : It's hard to believe your statistics!! (HIV STATISTICS)

If the probability of being infected in a single exposure is p = 1/1000, the probability of being infected in n exposures is given by the binomial: P(n) = 1 - (1-p)^n in our case, if n where 1000, the probability of being infected in 1000 exposures...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Your English is quite understandable. It's statistics that tend to confuse folks! I absolutely agree statistics apply to large numbers of people.Dr. Bob... Read more »
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Travel to the People's Republic of China

Posted by ScotCharles
I was planning a trip to the PRC this spring to visit sites I have read about since I was a child - the Summer Palace, Great Wall, Xian, the Ming Tombs, Flute Cave, Hangchow, Hong Kong, etc. BUT...as I found when I got the Visa application, I have... 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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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 »