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HIV and STD statistics in the United States

Can you please tell me how fast HIV is spreading in the US? Is it something that we should be very woried about? If there were 50 people in a room howmany could possible be HIV possitive if you have any %? Also, what other STDs are being spread...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Thank you for your questions. In regard to the spread of HIV in the USA:Since we do not have nationwide HIV reporting, we do not have very good data regarding the recent spread of HIV in the United States. But based on limited data from the states... Read more »

Shocking Condom Statistics

URL: http://www.epigee.org/guide/condomfaq.html#stdDo condoms protect against sexually transmitted... Read more »

Risk of transmission statistics

Hi, are there any data which show how often the HIV-transmission really occurs during different... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Maine: STD Clinic Holds Presentation on Statistics in Bangor Region

On Tuesday, members of the Bangor City Council's government operations committee were briefed on STDs in the region for the one-year period ending last November. Department Director Shawn Yardley and public health nurse Patty Hamilton said the... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Florida: Teens Have 70 Percent of STDs Locally, Statistics Show

More than 70 percent of STD cases in the Tampa Bay area were among people ages 15-19, affecting about 3 percent of all teens in Hillsborough and Pinellas counties in 2007, according to state Department of Health data. That is more than double the... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Condom Use Rises Among Teens and Young Adults: Statistics Canada

Reported condom use among sexually active Canadians ages 15-24 rose from 62 percent in 2003 to 68 percent in 2009-10, Statistics Canada said recently. In the 2009-10 Canadian Community Health Survey, two-thirds of respondents ages 15-24 reported... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Statistics Suggest That Young People in Some U.S. States Are Avoiding Unsafe Sex: But It May Not Be for the Best Reasons

The topic of oral sex among U.S. teens has been publicized from Oprah's talk show to the Atlantic Monthly. Male adult and teen oral sex recipients have risen from about 25 percent of patients in 1990 to 75-80 percent at the clinic of Jonathan... Read more »
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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 »

HIV Statistics

Posted by Anonymous
Where can I find statistics on HIV infection in the Navy broken down to different demographic levels? In particular, the number of women that are in the navy and have HIV.

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1 in 500 statistic

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
hello thank you for taking the time to read this , could someone please tell me where the statistic came from that says that there is a one chance in 500 in getting hiv from a female to male transmission. i am concerned as i had unprotected sex with... Read more »