Hiv Infection Statistics
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Canada: A Quarter of HIV-Infected Unaware of Their Condition: New Statistics for 2005 Say About 58,000 Canadians Are Living With the DiseaseOn Monday, the Public Health Agency of Canada (PHA) reported the number of residents living with HIV rose an estimated 16 percent from 2002 to 2005, to 58,000 people. While new infections were flat or rose slightly -- from an estimated 2,100-4,000... Read more »
HIV Infections Attributed to Male-to-Male Sexual Contact -- Metropolitan Statistical Areas, United States and Puerto Rico, 2010Human 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 »
HIV News & Views: On Being an HIV Statistic; Life Expectancy Increases; Does HIV Define You?; and MoreHIV News & Views, Aug. 1, 2013 - TheBody.com August 1, 2013 Top Stories at TheBody.com Read Past Newsletters Change/Update Subscription HIV/AIDS BLOG CENTRAL Mathew Rodriguez: On Being an HIV... Read more »
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University of Minnesota, School of MedicineI have not seen data that suggests that HIV+ patients are at that high of a risk for post-op infections. I have had numerous HIV+ patients undergo joint replacement surgery (and many other types of surgery including coronary bypass and transplants)... 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,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 »
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Posted by AnonymousWhere 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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Posted by ms203, 2 RepliesOk there have been a hugh leap in recent studies that Gay and Bi-sexual men are more likely to contact Hiv.
My question is , If so why do men continue to do such unsafe sex methods??? I'm a Heterosexual, although I did receive oral from a man before... Read more »
Posted by rlimbo, 1 ReplyI 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 »
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