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What Percent Of Teens Get Hiv And Aids

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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

Young People Account for 40 Percent of HIV-Infected in Japan

People in their teens and 20s account for nearly 40 percent of all Japanese newly infected with AIDS, according to new Health Ministry figures that officials say underline a disturbing new trend. While the overall number of Japanese infected with... Read more »
U.S. National Institutes of Health

20 Percent of Youth With HIV Didn't Know They Were Infected at First Sexual Experience

Roughly 20 percent of youth who have had HIV since birth did not know their HIV status when they first became sexually active, according to a study by a National Institutes of Health-supported research network. The study also found that, of those... Read more »
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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 »

What percent does mix couples have on staying HIV-

My hubby came back from prison 5 years later hiv+ iam - We practise safe sex but a condom broke.Im scared for our 2 children, I dont know what to expect of this.should i consider myself to be + for sure? I was tested a month later but was -What...
Robert H. Remien, Ph.D.

Response from Robert H. Remien, Ph.D.

Columbia University
I cannot give you precise percentages because transmission of HIV is dependent on so many factors. However, you should know that most mixed status couples do not transmit HIV within the relationship when both are aware and concerned and... Read more »

Teens and HIV aids

How many teens a yeardo teens test positive for HIV AIDS?...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Half of all new HIV infections in the United States are in individuals aged 13 to 24 years old. This accounts for 20,000 new HIV infections annually. That's one every hour! Two thirds of these infected teens and young adults contract HIV... Read more »

how does HIV/AIDS affect the sexual behavior of teens

I was wondering how the sexual behavior of teens has changed in recent years due to AIDS. Does it cause a paranoia type response?...
Michael Shernoff, M.S.W.

Response from Michael Shernoff, M.S.W.

Psychotherapist and Author
Not being a researcher, not having read anything on the topic you are asking about and not working with any teenagers I have no way to respond to your question. Sorry not to be more helpful.Michael Shernoff, MSW... Read more »
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Teens with AIDS!

Posted by Anonymous
There's this moron posting every night here and he says that teens don't get AIDS! WRONG! The real facts are (see link below):

"The AIDS epidemic among adolescents in the United States continues to be an increasing concern. The U.S. Centers for... Read more »

Percent of HIV symptoms

Posted by Anonymous
Signs and symptoms

After an incubation period of a few days to a few weeks after exposure to HIV, most infected individuals present with an acute flu-like illness. Acute HIV-1 infection is a very heterogeneous syndrome and individuals presenting with... 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 »

Teens and HIV/AIDS

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Looking for interactive education software on HIV/AIDS for teens ranging in age from 12 - 20.

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