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Statistics On Hiv Aids In Baltimore

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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Baltimore Sun Series Examines Link Between Commercial Sex Work, HIV Transmission in Baltimore

The Baltimore Sun this week published a two-part series examining the link between commercial sex work and HIV transmission in Baltimore. Summaries of the articles appear below: "An Epidemic's Unseen Cause: Women Trade Sex for Drugs, With AIDS... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Baltimore Sun Examines Antiretroviral Drug Delivery Initiative in Baltimore; Program Expanding to Africa

The Baltimore Sun on Friday examined an antiretroviral drug program in Baltimore that is expanding to sub-Saharan Africa to help assure drug adherence among HIV-positive people and prevent antiretroviral drug resistance. The University of... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Journals Focus on HIV/AIDS Law, Epidemic in India; Fact Sheet on HIV/AIDS in India; Guide for Living With HIV; Essay on AIDS Statistics

"HIV/AIDS Policy & Law Review ," Canadian HIV/AIDS Legal Network : The April 2005 issue of the review includes the latest developments in courts worldwide, HIV/AIDS-related news in Canada, and international and legal network news ("HIV/AIDS... 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 »

Finding an good HIV doctor in DC/Baltimore area

I was recently diagnosed with HIV at an STD clinic in Washington, DC. I am trying to find a good HIV specialist in the DC or preferrably the MD/Baltimore, or Virginia area. Any suggestions?...
Brian Conway, M.D.

Response from Brian Conway, M.D.

University of British Columbia
Your best bet might me to go to your local AIDS Service Orgaization to get advice on providers. Not only will they give you a list of providers, but they will also tell you more about them, to help you identify someone who fits with your specific... Read more »

AIDS and HIV statistics

The biggest threat to have an HIV is in: a)China; b)Honduras; c)Rwanda; d)Libane...
Lynn L. Franzoi

Response from Lynn L. Franzoi

Worldwide Benefits for Fox, Inc.
Contact the CDC for data.... Read more »
Connect With Others

HIV+ 23 year old gay male in Baltimore

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
I am a 23 year old gay male who just found out that I am HIV+. I am looking for other gay males, around my age, who may need to talk to someone. I have been having a hard time adjusting to this new facet of my life and need some emotional support.... Read more »

Gay 23 yr old in Baltimore

Posted by Anonymous
Hello, my name is Jason and I am 23 years old. I am back home in Baltimore after just finding out that I am HIV+. I am scared, sick, and nervous. I am trying to deal with it but it is so goddamn hard. If there are any gay guys, around my age, who... Read more »

HIV statistics

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hello,

How the numbers compiled for HIV stats worldwide etc. Or more to the point how do they know how it was caught, i.e hetro sex, gay sex, drug use etc Do they rely on the persons hoensty for this? For examle a hetro guy could go with men but not... Read more »

CDC's "HIV per 10,000 expoaures"...old statistics?

Posted by rlimbo, 1 Reply
I haven't been able to find the "per 10,000 exposures" table on theCDC website, just references to those statistics, which doesn't say when the statistics were published.

If HIV is an non-contagious as it is, how is it such a problem, especially in... Read more »