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Hiv Statistics Of Infected People In The Usa

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Statistically calculating the chances of infection

I recently contracted NSU from an act of unprotected sex in Malaysia. I don't think that the girl was a sex worker or drug addict as no money was exchanged or requested. According to the WHO there are approx 13,000 HIV positive women out of a...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Thank you for your question. I have seen many people trying to use statistical data to determine their individual risk for HIV and other sexually transmitted diseases (STDs). Unfortunately, in real-life situations, no statistic that you see... 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... Read more »

Interpreting HIV and testing statistics (HIV STATISTICS)

Greetings. I recently tested HIV+ on a rapid blood test, and am awaiting Western Blot results.... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Estimating Sexual Transmission of HIV From Persons Aware and Unaware That They Are Infected With the Virus in the USA

New HIV infections stem from both people who are aware they are HIV-positive (about 75 percent of infected persons in the United States) and HIV-positive people who are unaware they carry the virus (about 25 percent of infected persons in the United... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Hospitalizations of Pregnant HIV-Infected Women in the USA Prior to and During the Era of HAART, 1994-2003

In noting that "the literature on whether HIV infection and its complex antiretroviral treatments confer a higher risk for adverse pregnancy outcomes is controversial," the authors of the current study set out to compare rates of hospitalization for... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Canada: A Quarter of HIV-Infected Unaware of Their Condition: New Statistics for 2005 Say About 58,000 Canadians Are Living With the Disease

On 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 »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Number of New HIV Cases in Ireland Tripled Since 1999, Government Statistics Show

The number of new HIV infections in Ireland has tripled since 1999, according to National Disease Surveillance Centre figures released on Tuesday to coincide with the country's National AIDS Day, London's Daily Mirror reports. There were 399... Read more »
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I hate that I've become a statistic

Posted by Anonymous, 9 Replies
I'm TWENTY imagine that and I wasn't a wild child by any means and I didn't even practice unsafe sex I can't count the number of times I've had unprotected sex on one hand and even then I never let anyone ejaculate in me. So here I am pretty ahead... Read more »

Hiv and Statistics

Posted by ms203, 2 Replies
Ok 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 »

At Last Some Good News(but where is USA?)

Posted by Bear60, 1 Reply
Five Nations to Tax Airfare to Raise Funds for AIDS Drugs
By CELIA W. DUGGER
Published: September 19, 2006
A group of countries led by France plan to raise at least $300 million next year, mostly through taxes on airline tickets, to help pay for the... Read more »

What type of PCR tests are done in the USA?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Molecular detection of human immunodeficiency virus-1 infection among commercial sex workers using the polymerase chain reaction in Singapore.
Ann Acad Med Singapore. 1996 Nov;25(6):831-6. Unique Identifier : AIDSLINE MED/97207755
Goh CL; Chan RK;... Read more »