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Statistics On Aids In South Carolina

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

South Carolina: SHARE Informs Students About AIDS

Students at the University of South Carolina (USC) are using World AIDS Day to elevate the profile of sexual health on campus. "We want to keep students, our campus, and the community alert and not condone risky behaviors," said Ebony Allen,... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Report on HIV/AIDS in Washington, D.C., Raising Concerns Among Health Officials in South Carolina

A recent report finding that HIV/AIDS prevalence in Washington, D.C., has reached 3% is "raising alarm bells" in South Carolina's Lowcountry region, the Charleston Post and Courier reports. Although South Carolina's prevalence has not reached... Read more »
AIDS United

HIV/AIDS in South Carolina: 2009-2010

While the Federal government's investment in treatment and research is helping people with HIV/AIDS live longer and more productive lives, HIV continues to spread at a staggering national rate. The latest incidence data from the Centers for Disease... Read more »
Ask the Experts

Interpreting HIV and testing statistics (HIV STATISTICS)

Greetings. I recently tested HIV+ on a rapid blood test, and am awaiting Western Blot results. Needless to say, I'm extremely worried, almost resigned. I've been reading about testing statistics and through questions on this forum, and...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,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 »

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 concerned, even after reading through the archives. Can you try to clarify something for me. I have avoided sex over the years due to my fears but as I age,...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,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 »

Are you following what goes on in Mexico? (HIV STATISTICS)

Dr. BobIn AIDS conference in Mexico they said that the rates of transmission that the CDC quotes could be way off and actually be much higher than stated. They said some instances of Vaginal sex could be as low as 1 in 10 exposures and anal sex 1 in...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Not only am I following what's going on in Mexico City, I'm actually in Mexico City participating in the conference! There have been over 5,000 presentations, including the one you reference. The take-home message of this study of HIV... Read more »

Shocking Condom Statistics

URL: http://www.epigee.org/guide/condomfaq.html#stdDo condoms protect against sexually transmitted disease? Latex or polyurethane (plastic) condoms are useful in helping to prevent certain diseases, such as HIV and gonorrhea. However, they are less...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Neighbor!The statement that "one in three AIDS victims will contract the disease from an infected partner despite 100 per cent use of condoms" is pure doggy do-do! This is not a statistic; it's a piece of propaganda for folks... Read more »
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1 Million for South Carolina's Black Churches

Posted by Bear60, 1 Reply
$1 Million for Carolinas Black Churches


October 6, 2006The South Carolina state legislature has approved $1 million to fund church-based HIV prevention efforts, the first such initiative in a U.S. state. The program, dubbed Project FAITH (Fostering... Read more »

Looking for friends in Upstate South Carolina

Posted by lestrange, 1 Reply
I am a 42 year old GWM living in the upstate area of SC. Would love to meet other poz guys in the area.
My story: I was a trauma nurse for 17 years In San Diego, Ca and contracted HIV from a patient. I lost my job and had to move back to SC. I... Read more »

relocating to South Carlonia

Posted by dElle
Hello everyone, newbie here......Please help: I am relocating to the Greenville area of South Carolina and would like to know if there are any comprehensive HIV clinics in or around there..... I would especially like to hear from people who have... Read more »

Statistics

Posted by Anonymous
Something to think about - Something that also helped put my mind at ease.

I located a website that provided me with governmental statistics on the number of people infected with HIV/AIDS in my state - which eventually lead me to stats in my city... Read more »