Hiv/aids Statistics In South America
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Seroprevalence of and Risk Factors for HIV-1 Infection Among Female Commercial Sex Workers in South AmericaThe authors conducted the current study to assess HIV prevalence and associated risk behaviors among female commercial sex workers (FCSW) across major cities in nine countries in South America from 1999-2002. They performed seroepidemiological,... Read more »
"Gloomy" HIV/AIDS Statistics Cited at South African AIDS Conference; Demonstrators Criticize Government InactionResearchers yesterday at the South African AIDS Conference 2003 in Durban, South Africa, presented "gloomy" statistics on HIV/AIDS prevalence in South Africa, showing that of the 14,000 people newly infected with HIV worldwide each day, 600 are in... Read more »
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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 »
University of North Carolina - Chapel HillI appreciate your comments about this website. I have no practical advice for you regarding immigration. You might want to check with the US embassy or consulate in SA and see what is involved. I suspect this is not easy or cheap but but maybe... Read more »
National Catholic AIDS NetworkDear DF, Thanks for your inquiry. I suggest that you try to contact the Kansas City Star which initiated the article. I think that their web address is kcstar.com. I believe that the Star backed off from this statistical assumption after being... Read more »
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Posted by bartleby"Black Americans account for only 14 percent of the U.S. population, yet they account for 52 percent of all new HIV infections each year. It's official: Regardless of race, we cannot afford to be in denial and believe that HIV is a white, gay... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 1 ReplyHad an unfortunate experience in Brazil, sex with male, I
He went for testing in July, two negative results,
I was negative in April, no unprotected sex excepting this incident.
He was testing 3 weeks after the exposure.
I am now at the 12... Read more »
Posted by AnonymousHello everyone-
Now lets all think about this HIV thing with a clear realistic head for a minute..
There are an estimated 950,000-1M cases of HIV/AIDS in North America including Canada. There are an estimated 40K new cases each year ( CDC-but who... Read more »
Posted by AnonymousPlease if anyone can answer a few questions about living with Hiv/Aids. I attend Bryant and Stratton in Rochester NY and for my end of sememster project i choose to talk about Aids/Hiv in america. Would anyone mind answering just a few basic... Read more »
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