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Stats On Hiv/aids In Women

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV/AIDS Among Women

Early in the epidemic, HIV infection and AIDS were diagnosed for relatively few women and female adolescents (although we know now that many women were infected with HIV through injection drug use but that their infections were not diagnosed). 1 Today, women account for more than one quarter of all new HIV/AIDS diagnoses. Women of color are especially affected by HIV infection and AIDS. In 2004 (the most recent year for which data are...
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Lesbians and most recent stats on HIV risk

I am looking for the most recent information on HIV transmission in the lesbian community. I have heard that there have been only a few confirmed cases....
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Hi. Thank you for your question. Many times I've been asked how many HIV positive Lesbians there are. Thetruth is, the Centers For Disease Control (CDC) does not keep a statistic asto how many Lesbians and Bisexual women have HIV. The CDC... Read more »


Hi:I'm a 44 year old healthy fit male who recently was diagnosed with HIV. My Cd4 is 391 and my Viral load is 9360. How do I know how serious this is and when to start medication. ...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
Thanks for your post.You've got a CD4 count that's close to, but not formally at the threshold for starting medications. Since your viral load is relatively low, the expected rate of CD4 decline should be slower than average, hence,... Read more »

What up with the risk exposure stats?

Hello!Just want to say that I enjoy your advice and have been reading the archives for some time and getting a good laugh. Now I get to actually participate and ask you a question. I consider myself to be pretty informative about the transmission...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Ideally, I would prefer to advise folks their risk of acquiring HIV is either "high or low," or "significant or insignificant;" however, everyone wants to know how high, how low, how significant and how insignificant. My... Read more »


Dear Doc,In this forum you quote a lot of statistics on the potential to transmit HIV based on different situations. How were there stats determined?? ...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Generally I use statistics from large-scale clinical trials and epidemiological studies. If you need a particular reference for a particular statistic, just let me know.Dr. Bob... Read more »
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South Africa releases stats

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply

HIV/AIDS as an official cause of death in the year 2001 as available:

<1 year of age: 1.6% (1999)
1-4 years: 3.0% (down from 3.5% in 1999)
15-24... Read more »

scary stat on hiv & death--makes u wanna not test.

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
check this...-- AIDS patients got both good and bad news on the long-term survival front. A federal report released in March found AIDS patients diagnosed in 1995 lived an average of nearly four years, compared to just 11 months for those diagnosed... Read more »

where do i find info on hiv stats

Posted by Anonymous
I am doing a paper on hiv in teens I need stats on teens in calif. and I would like to narrow the search to my own county. does anyone know where to go or how to do this. thanks for the help! you can E-Mail me at

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An article about HIV stats in Africa

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hi, allot of attention has been focused on AIDS in Africa. Since most people can not be there to see for themselves what is happening, I believe it is very important to read other peoples reports about what is happening their rather than relying... Read more »