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Percentage Of Population With Hiv America

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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV Spreading in Latin America From High-Risk Groups Into General Population, World Bank Report Says

Although Latin America has not experienced a widespread HIV/AIDS epidemic, the disease is spreading from high-risk groups into the region's general population, according to a World Bank report released on Tuesday, the AP/Las Vegas Sun reports. ... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Study Examines How Population's Percentage of Female Commercial Sex Workers Affects HIV/AIDS Prevalence

"Size Matters: The Number of Prostitutes and the Global HIV/AIDS Pandemic ," PLoS One : John Talbott of Africans Against AIDS used cross-country linear and multiple regressions based on new UNAIDS data to determine that the number of female... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Inter Press Service Interviews Cuba's National Center for Sex Education Director at Latin America and the Caribbean Population Conference

Inter Press Service correspondent Raúl Pierri interviews Mariela Castro, director of Cuba's National Center for Sex Education (CENESEX) and a member of the high-level task force for the International Conference on Population and Development,... Read more »
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Genotype Percentages in US/World HVC populations

I have genotype 2b, which my infectious desease doctor said was "very rare", but I keep reading about all these questioners having 2b at this Ask the Expert Site. So just what are the percentages in America and the World of HVC infected...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
Genotypes 2 and 3 together make up about 25 percent of the infections in the US. It is found in pockets elsewhere in the world depending on the individual country. The bottom line is that you have the "easiest" to treat genotype. There is... Read more »

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 »

Depression percentages

What percentage of HIV postive population currently suffers from some form of depression requiring treatment through counseling or medications?...
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
There is a study published in the Archives of General Psychiatry in 2001 that quotes a prevalence rate of depression of 33% among people who are HIV+ (Bing et.al.)However, the rates of depression vary considerably within the population of people who... Read more »

low cd4 percentage high cd8 percentage

I was diagnosed with HIV for a little over two months now. I am a 17 yr old 125 lb. guy 5'4". My doctor said I was fine but then I looked over my numbers and saw something odd. I realized that my cd4 percentage was at 27 (there was a...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
First, your CD4 count and percentage is pretty much in the normal range. The elevated CD8 percentage, and I suspect absolute number, is elevated as a natural response to HIV infection. Because of the CD8 elevation, your CD4/CD8 ratio will be lower... 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 »

Which cities have highest HIV populations?

Posted by livesinadream
I'm wondering which cities in the US and frankly worldwide have the highest population living with HIV. I'm wondering because I live in the midwest with a rather small population and I am considering moving somewhere were the prevlance is much... 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 »

HIV+ retirees in Latin America

Posted by jeffnyc66
Exploring options for retirement. I've heard of Americans going to various Latin American countries to stretch their retirement dollar. Have any of you HIVers done this? I'm mostly concerned about the medical quality of care I can expect. Any tips,... Read more »