Hiv Facts And Statistics
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Journals Focus on HIV/AIDS Law, Epidemic in India; Fact Sheet on HIV/AIDS in India; Guide for Living With HIV; Essay on AIDS Statistics"HIV/AIDS Policy & Law Review ," Canadian HIV/AIDS Legal Network : The April 2005 issue of the review includes the latest developments in courts worldwide, HIV/AIDS-related news in Canada, and international and legal network news ("HIV/AIDS... Read more »
GlobalHealthFacts.org Posts Latest Global, Country-Level HIV/AIDS Data; New Latin America, Mexico HIV/AIDS Fact Sheets Available"Latest Global and Country-Level HIV/AIDS Data Now Available on GlobalHealthFacts.org," Kaiser Family Foundation : GlobalHealthFacts.org has been updated with country-level HIV/AIDS data to reflect the latest information released in the UNAIDS 2008... 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 »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHi Med. Stud.,Welcome back to the forum. Chances are as a first-year medical student you'll be learning a great deal about statistics and how to appropriately interpret them in a medical context. In general I would prefer not to give a specific... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHello,1.50 per 10,000 is the same as 5 per 1,000 or 1 per 200. The reason I use the 10,000 exposures denominator is it helps people put their exposure in context with the other potential HIV risks I frequently quote in this forum. The CDC published... Read more »
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Posted by Anonymous, 1 ReplyHello,
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 »
Posted by Anonymous, 4 Repliesdoes anyone know where i can find statistics on hiv? like as far as what my odds are for being positive? just anyone's personal opinion...umm if i tested negative in july of last year, and i've only had one unprotected encounter (anal & vaginal)... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 1 ReplyCALM DOWN. Im writing this as someone who just tested negative after 6 months. I worried myself sick for about a year convincing myself I was HIV positive. I was a very promiscuous heterosexual male (15-20 women...sometimes safe sometimes not). ... Read more »
Posted by rjasin123, 3 RepliesI posted this on another website, and it helped folks there so here goes.
1. Handjobs are non risk.
2. Insertive oral is theoretcial risk only, with no documented cases.
3. A PCR conducted at 28 days is the next best thing to an all clear.
4. At 13... Read more »
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