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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Funders Concerned About AIDS Relaunches Web Site; HHS Web Site Aimed at Helping Parents Discuss Abstinence With Teenagers

fcaaids.org : Funders Concerned About AIDS recently redesigned and relaunched its Web site, which provides information about the philanthropic response to HIV/AIDS. The site also contains a guide to FCAA's services, products and collaborative... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Jenna Bush Writing Book That Aims to Get Teenagers Involved in Issues, Including HIV/AIDS

First daughter Jenna Bush is writing a nonfiction book about a 17-year-old single mother in Panama who is HIV-positive that she says aims to get "kids thinking and involved," USA Today reports. The book, titled "Ana's Story: A Journey of Hope,"... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

First Daughter Jenna Bush Launches Book Tour That Aims to Get Teenagers Involved in Issues, Including HIV/AIDS

First daughter Jenna Bush on Saturday in Annapolis, Md., launched a three-month, 25-city tour to promote her nonfiction book, titled "Ana's Story: A Journey of Hope," that profiles a 17-year-old single mother in Panama who is HIV-positive, the ... Read more »
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Question #1: Statistics on Teens Living with AIDSQuestion #2: Female to Male?

Please tell me the current percentage or number of teens in the U.S. who are living with HIV/AIDS. What is the percentage of teens who were infected with HIV through hetersexual sex, homosexual sex and IV drug use. Any information would be helpful....
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Hi. Thank you for your questions. The statistics you are both looking forare available here on the Internet. Go to the following website:http://www.cdc.gov/nchstp/hiv_aids/stats/hasrlink.htmThis will take you to the CDC HIV/AIDS Surveillance... Read more »

HOW MANY TEENAGERS ARE INFECTED?

DOING RESEARCH PAPER ON HIV/AIDS AND WOULD LIKE TO KNOW HOW MANY TEENAGERS ACTUALLY HAVE HIV/AIDS?...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
Your question is complicated for several reasons, but it is an important one, so I will do my best to answer it.First of all (and this might be helpful for your paper), how do you define "teenager"? There are many definitions for that... Read more »

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 »

scared girl with question that probably applies to many many teenagers or young adults...help please!!!

Dear Doctor Bob,I recently wrote you, but I still have not received an answer, which is totally understandable considering all of the letters you receive. However, I kind of just decided to go with the two is better than one thing, and write you...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Scared Girl,Your risks are no different than any other sexually active person's. If you had unprotected sex, you've placed yourself at risk for STDs, including HIV. You cannot rely on what a potential sex partner tells you regarding... Read more »
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Statistics

Posted by Anonymous
Something to think about - Something that also helped put my mind at ease.

I located a website that provided me with governmental statistics on the number of people infected with HIV/AIDS in my state - which eventually lead me to stats in my city... Read more »

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 »

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 »