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Statistics On Hiv Through Sexual Intercourse

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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... Read more »

It's hard to believe your statistics!! (HIV STATISTICS)

Hey Dr. Bob, I first read your site about 3 years ago when I was a sophmore in college and worried... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Symptoms Are Highly Prevalent Among HIV Outpatients and Associated With Poor Adherence and Unprotected Sexual Intercourse

Noting the scarcity of data on the prevalence and burden of pain and symptoms among HIV patients in the era of antiretroviral therapy (ART), the authors set out to measure symptom prevalence and determine associations with key variables:... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Infections Attributed to Male-to-Male Sexual Contact -- Metropolitan Statistical Areas, United States and Puerto Rico, 2010

Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infections attributed to male-to-male sexual contact comprised 64% of the estimated new HIV infections in the United States in 2009. 1 Assessing the geographic distribution of HIV infection by transmission... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Sexual Activities Other Than Intercourse Carry Risk of HIV, Other STIs, Study Finds

Sexual activities other than intercourse carry some risk of HIV and other sexually transmitted infections, according to a report from the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists published recently in the journal Obstetrics and... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

History of Childhood Sexual Abuse and Unsafe Anal Intercourse in a Six-City Study of HIV-Positive MSM

Among a population of HIV-positive men who reported unsafe anal intercourse with other men in the preceding year, the authors assessed rates of childhood sexual abuse and its demographic and mental health correlates. The researchers conducted a... Read more »
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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 »

statistics

Posted by Anonymous
I have read on several sites that claim that the chances of becoming hiv+ after a one time unprotected vaginal intercourse with an infected female are 5 in 10,000, does this sound right?

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Real Statistics

Posted by Anonymous
Hello everyone-

Now lets all think about this HIV thing with a clear realistic head for a minute..

There are an estimated 950,000-1M cases of HIV/AIDS in North America including Canada. There are an estimated 40K new cases each year ( CDC-but who... Read more »

statistics?

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
does anyone know where i can find statistics on hiv? like as far as what my odds are for being positive? just anyone's personal opinion...umm if i tested negative in july of last year, and i've only had one unprotected encounter (anal & vaginal)... Read more »