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Percentage Of Population With Hiv America

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV/AIDS Among Hispanics/Latinos

... The HIV epidemic is a serious threat to the Hispanic/Latino community. While Hispanics/Latinos 1 represented approximately 15% of the United States (US) population in 2006, they accounted for 17% of new HIV infections in the 50 states and the District of Columbia during that same year. The rate of new HIV infections among Hispanics/Latinos in 2006 was 2.5 times that of whites. The Numbers
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Political Views? (BARACK OBAMA PLAN TO FIGHT HIV/AIDS)

Hello Dr. Rob,This is my first visit to your forum. I have read only a handful of your posts and have gotten a lot of valuable information from them. The one question that I have is regarding your political views. You are in a place to give so...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Disparities: HIV has hit some communities harder than others. For example, while African-Americans make up 13 percent of the U.S. population, they make up 49 percent of new HIV/AIDS cases. AIDS is the leading cause of death in African-American... Read more »

SARAH PALIN and HIV/AIDS

Dr. Bob,Where does Sarah Palin stand on the issue of HIV/AIDS? I'm beginning to think she's a flake. what do you think?Peter
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Disparities: HIV has hit some communities harder than others. For example, while African-Americans make up 13 percent of the U.S. population, they make up 49 percent of new HIV/AIDS cases. AIDS is the leading cause of death in African-American... Read more »

Infection rates of HIV/AIDS on population

How much of the population is infected with HIV and developed AIDS?
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
...You can check it out at the UNAIDS or WHO websites. Read more »

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 persons? My...
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 no... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

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

...life." In almost all Latin American countries -- except Honduras and Brazil -- HIV/AIDS is still concentrated among high-risk populations, including injection drug users, commercial sex workers and men who have sex with men; Brazil has the... Read more »
Black AIDS Institute

Executive Summary: Black America and HIV Testing

...in Black communities. In contrast to the U.S. as a whole, where HIV infection is heavily concentrated in particular, discrete populations, HIV is widely generalized throughout Black America. By making testing a routine part of regular medical... Read more »
Black AIDS Institute

Black America and HIV Testing

...seems to have what is known as a "concentrated" epidemic. 18 That means HIV infections are densely clumped in certain sub-populations, rather than spread widely across the entire national population. In the case of the U.S., the specific... Read more »
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1.1 Million American living with HIV/AIDS

Posted by Florida69, 2 Replies
...million, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said on Thursday. The CDC numbers, based on 2006 data, show the population living with HIV is growing as people become newly infected and as more patients survive thanks to HIV drugs. ... Read more »

Long-term HIV and Aids survivors' health worrying

Posted by ScotCharles
...show that the number of people ages 50 and older living with HIV increased by 77 percent between 2001 and 2005 and that this population now represents more than 25 percent of all HIV and Aids cases in the US. The "graying of the Aids epidemic"... Read more »

Conspiracy Theories

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...2006Approximately 30% of black people and 22% of Latinos living in Texas believe that HIV is a government conspiracy to kill minority populations, according to a report in the Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome. Read more »

Male Circumcision Lowers Risk For HIV

Posted by spiderman
...condoms, the presence of other sexually transmitted diseases and male circumcision. Other things being equal, in a circumcised population you have a low and slowly developing epidemic and in an uncircumcised population you have a high and fast... Read more »