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HIV/AIDS Percentage in USA

What is the percentage of persons in the USA that have HIV/AIDS? And what rank is the United States on a global scale?...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
This was a test question I included last week on a test to second year medical students (if you are one of my students, No Cheating!). There are about 40 million people with HIV worldwide and about 1 million in the US. As a nation, the US ranked 65... Read more »

What is the percentage of chance that HIV coud be spread through sharing smoking pipes/nasal tooters

I have been looking for recent, accurate information regarding the likelihood of HIV being... Read more »

Percentages of getting hiv by all ways

Hi I would like to know what the percentages are. Of getting hiv in theses instancesSex without... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Large Percentage of HIV-Positive Women in Arab Countries Contracted Virus From Their Husbands, UNDP Regional Coordinator Says

About 80% of HIV-positive women in the Middle East contracted the virus from their husbands, Saeed Al Zenari, United Nations Development Programme regional coordinator for HIV/AIDS programs, said Monday at a conference aimed at encouraging... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Small Percentage of HIV-Positive People Who Need Antiretrovirals in Indonesia Receiving Them, Official Says

Despite a steady increase in the number of HIV-positive people receiving antiretroviral treatment in Indonesia, only about 15,000 of the estimated 200,000 HIV-positive people in the country are receiving the drugs, Samsuridjal Djauzi, chair of the... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Latinos Account for Higher Percentage of HIV/AIDS Cases in Cleveland; Officials Call for More Complete Reporting

Although black and white men still account for the majority of HIV/AIDS cases in Cleveland, the proportion of HIV cases occurring among Latino men in the city increased in 2002, according to city health officials, the Cleveland Plain Dealer ... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

New HIV Cases in Malaysia Decreasing, Percentage of Women Living With Virus Increasing, Health Ministry Official Says

The number of new HIV cases in Malaysia has decreased since 2002, but the percentage of women newly diagnosed with the virus has increased during the same time period, Abdul Rasid Kasri, deputy director of disease control at Malaysia's Ministry of... Read more »
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ARS/Percentage

Posted by happyfrog, 1 Reply
If you were to come in contact HIV, What is the precentage of people that will come down wiith ARS. I dont believe i have come on contact with anything i was just being asked by a freind. Also are the rapid test approved by the USAID and WHO... Read more »

CD4 Percentage

Posted by SimonB, 1 Reply
Hello!

Sorry if this is a bore, but I'm recently diagnosed and although know the basics, my first appointment revealed a low CD4 percentage (13%) which caused my doctor some worry and I have to go for another round of tests in a month. VL was 133'000... Read more »

Window period percentage

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Here's the fact's on the window period

1 month - 50%
2 months-80%
3 months-97%
4 months->98%
5 months->99%
6 months->99.99%

These are the facts, except them or not
If you test negative @ 3 months you can be very sure you're
negative especially if it... Read more »

Percentage at 9 weeks!

Posted by Anonymous
Please Calm down, A test at 4 weeks is about 95% accurate and in sweden and the study done in sweden shows 99.9% accurate at 8 weeks and 99.9 or 99.99% is the best to give. I personally dont understand why it should be a big diffrence in people... Read more »