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Hiv/aids Statistics In South America

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Seroprevalence of and Risk Factors for HIV-1 Infection Among Female Commercial Sex Workers in South America

The 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 »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

"Gloomy" HIV/AIDS Statistics Cited at South African AIDS Conference; Demonstrators Criticize Government Inaction

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

Basic HIV/AIDS Statistics

Cumulative AIDS Cases Cumulative Cases by Age Cumulative Cases by Race/Ethnicity Cases by Exposure Category Areas Reporting Most Cases State-by-State HIV/AIDS Data International Statistics The following data are summarized from the CDC... 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 »

HIV - SA to America

Yesterday I went through your whole website. I was stunned to see how much information is out there. Iv been HIV+ for just over a year, and I can honestly tell you that South Africa has the highest AIDS rate in the world and we are the most...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
I 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 »

aids among catholic priests in America

I heard a TV report recently that quoted a recent survey that showed that aids amongst catholic priests in America was 4 times higher than in the general community. I have been trying to find a print reference for this, either in newspapers or...
Father Rodney J. DeMartini

Response from Father Rodney J. DeMartini

National Catholic AIDS Network
Dear 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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HIV/AIDS in Black America: The Uphill Battle

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 »

South America

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Had an unfortunate experience in Brazil, sex with male, I
am female.
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 »

Real Statistics

Posted by Anonymous
Hello 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 »

Doing an Essay on Aids/Hiv in america

Posted by Anonymous
Please 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 »