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Teen Population And Hiv

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Gay teens vs. Straight teens: Whose more at risk for HIV?

WHAT ARE THE STATS ON GAY TEENAGERS UNDER THE AGE OF 21 CONTRACTING HIV? ARE THEY AT THE SAME RISK FOR HIV AS HETEROSEXUAL YOUNG MEN? IS THIS DETERMINED BY RACE, UPBRINGING OR SOCIAL FACTORS DO YOU THINK?...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Thank you for your question. In regard to teens (Gay and Straight) getting HIV:Because HIV infection (without being diagnosed with AIDS) is not a reportable condition in many places (as of October 1998), we do not currently have a lot of data to... Read more »

Why is the prevalance of HIV increasing among the young and gay populations?

Hi Dr. Bob,I just saw this really troubling article on Yahoo News and thought you might have some... Read more »

Infection rates of HIV/AIDS on population

How much of the population is infected with HIV and developed AIDS?... Read more »
Articles
American Association for World Health

Fact Sheets: HIV in Specific Populations

HIV and Youth Many American adolescents are engaging in behaviors that may put them at risk of acquiring HIV infection and other sexually transmitted diseases. In periodic studies of high school students, the Centers for Disease Control and... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Health Service Utilization for People With HIV Infection: Comparison of a Population Targeted for Outreach With the U.S. Population in Care

"Many persons with HIV infection do not receive consistent ambulatory medical care and are excluded from studies of patients in medical care. However, these hard-to-reach groups are important to study because they may be in greatest need of... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Health Services Utilization for People With HIV Infection: Comparison of a Population Targeted for Outreach With the U.S. Population in Care

William Cunningham, a professor of medicine at the David Geffen School of Medicine at the University of California-Los Angeles , and colleagues compared survey responses of 1,286 HIV-positive people who participated in the Targeted HIV Outreach and... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

College-Age Population at Risk for Chlamydia

Although chlamydia is the most common bacterial STD in the United States according to CDC, many people infected are unaware of it. No symptoms present in about 75 percent of women and 50 percent of men. "If they don't know they have an infection,... Read more »
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Which cities have highest HIV populations?

Posted by livesinadream
I'm wondering which cities in the US and frankly worldwide have the highest population living with HIV. I'm wondering because I live in the midwest with a rather small population and I am considering moving somewhere were the prevlance is much... Read more »

Local TV documentary on teens & HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I live in Jacksonville FL.
All (and I mean all) of the local stations showed this 2 hour documentary on teens that were HIV POZ. It was on every channel. Anyway, one of these teens said he tested and tested and finally on the fourth try after a... Read more »

Help for HIV Women and Teens in maryland and DC

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
www.diversitymd.com
Anyone who has a question or concern my check us out. Read more »

Looking for teens with HIV/AIDS

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hello, I'm looking for teens with HIV/AIDS. There is an event called SCHOOLFEST 2001 that will take place this year. I would like you to speak at this event. I need someone that has a story to tell. Someone that wants to fight against the spread of... Read more »