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What Percentage Of African American Women Have Hiv In Us

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HIV/AIDS among african american women

I'm doing a research paper on African American women who are or at risk of being infected with HIV/AIDS. I'm looking for any statistics related to the subject. Do you know of any information on this or could you direct me to a good resource?
Katherine Luzuriaga, M.D.

Response from Katherine Luzuriaga, M.D.

University of Massachusetts, Medical School
A good start for the statistics would be the CDC web site at www.cdc.gov Read more »

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

District of Columbia: Young African-American Women Talk About HIV/AIDS

...HIV/AIDS. "S.O.S. -- Saving Our Sisters from HIV/AIDS" was held at the THEARC in Southeast Washington on March 13. About 50 women and girls attended the half-day event, which was sponsored by Divas, MPH along with the Commission for Women at the... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

African-American Women Leaders Urge Obama to Target Black Women in National AIDS Strategy

...focused on as a group," said the coalition, which was organized by the National Black Leadership Commission on AIDS (NBLCA). African Americans "remain notably absent from public policy and resource-allocation decisions affecting communities of... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Effects on Sexual Behavior and STD Rate of Brief HIV/STD Prevention Interventions for African-American Women in Primary Care Settings

... The study authors tested the efficacy of brief HIV/STD risk-reduction interventions for African-American women in primary care settings. A total of 564 African-American women were recruited from a Newark, N.J., inner-city women's health Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Hit by HIV, African-American Women Reach In to Cope, Out to Empower

... AIDS workers say many factors contribute to HIV's disproportionate impact on African-American women. "But really what is happening doesn't have anything to do with race," said Vera Owens of the Los Angeles-based Minority AIDS Read more »
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RESEARCH PAPER -- NEED INFORMATION

Posted by Anonymous
...with this. My topic is why there are a high percentage among black women...Don't take this the wrong way but I would prefer an African American female that is infected with this virus or have full blown aids to contact me and share the things you... Read more »

RESEARCH PAPER- NEED INFORMATION

Posted by MsAshley, 1 Reply
...with this. My topic is why there are a high percentage among black women...Don't take this the wrong way but I would prefer an African American female that is infected with this virus or have full blown aids to contact me and share the things you... Read more »

Question for African American Women

Posted by sadiesmom, 2 Replies
...Do you feel you have good support from your church? My daughter is living with HIV and although the members of my congregation have been supportive, I have not been satisfied with the spiritual leaders. I just Read more »

Conducting a survey

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Hello Im conducting a survey and would like anyone that can relate to contact me. My research is on african americans (women or men) and how they have the highest rate of being infected with HIV/AIDS in the U.S. Now I prefer an african american Read more »