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What Percentage Of People With Hiv Get Aids

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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Percentage of People Living With AIDS at Time of HIV Diagnosis Higher in Rural Areas of Japan, Study Says

The percentage of people in Japan who already have progressed to AIDS when they are newly diagnosed as being HIV-positive is higher in rural areas than in urban areas -- a finding that highlights the discrepancies in the country's HIV/AIDS control... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Small Percentage of HIV-Positive People Who Need Antiretrovirals in Indonesia Receiving Them, Official Says

Despite a steady increase in the number of HIV-positive people receiving antiretroviral treatment in Indonesia, only about 15,000 of the estimated 200,000 HIV-positive people in the country are receiving the drugs, Samsuridjal Djauzi, chair of the... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Maryland Prisons Have Highest Percentage of AIDS Cases Nationwide, DOJ Report Says

Prisons in Maryland have the highest percentage of inmates living with AIDS nationwide, according to a study by the Department of Justice , the Baltimore Sun reports. The study is based on statistics from 41 states at the end of 2005. The study... Read more »
Ask the Experts

What percentage of people develops Lipodystrophy? II

What percentage of people (on HAARt - d4t, 3tc and Sustiva) develops Lipodystrophy?Robert...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Many factors influence development of lipodystrophy including age, time with HIV, history of AIDS, degree of HIV control and immune recovery as well as the choice of medications and how long the meds have been used. Certainly patients on your... Read more »

HIV/AIDS Percentage in USA

What is the percentage of persons in the USA that have HIV/AIDS? And what rank is the United States on a global scale?...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
This was a test question I included last week on a test to second year medical students (if you are one of my students, No Cheating!). There are about 40 million people with HIV worldwide and about 1 million in the US. As a nation, the US ranked 65... Read more »

What percentage of immune system differentiates between HIV and AIDS

I have heard that if the immune system is 20% or lower, then a person with HIV is considered to have AIDS. Is this true?...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
The definition of AIDS in someone diagnosed with HIV infection is a CD4 count < 200 or < 14%.... Read more »

What is the percentage of chance that HIV coud be spread through sharing smoking pipes/nasal tooters

I have been looking for recent, accurate information regarding the likelihood of HIV being transmitted from one person to another via shared smoking pipes and/or nasal tooters. Could you please provide me with the percentages of chance, and more...
Erik Glenn, M.A.

Response from Erik Glenn, M.A.

Chicago Black Gay Mens Caucus
Thanks for your question,Here's the thing: you're not finding information about this kind of transmission because it really doesn't happen.For someone to get HIV, there needs to be a body fluid with HIV (blood, semen, breast milk, or... Read more »
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ARS/Percentage

Posted by happyfrog, 1 Reply
If you were to come in contact HIV, What is the precentage of people that will come down wiith ARS. I dont believe i have come on contact with anything i was just being asked by a freind. Also are the rapid test approved by the USAID and WHO... Read more »

Percentage at 9 weeks!

Posted by Anonymous
Please Calm down, A test at 4 weeks is about 95% accurate and in sweden and the study done in sweden shows 99.9% accurate at 8 weeks and 99.9 or 99.99% is the best to give. I personally dont understand why it should be a big diffrence in people... Read more »

Window period percentage

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Here's the fact's on the window period

1 month - 50%
2 months-80%
3 months-97%
4 months->98%
5 months->99%
6 months->99.99%

These are the facts, except them or not
If you test negative @ 3 months you can be very sure you're
negative especially if it... Read more »

Looking for people to interview with HIV or AIDS

Posted by Anonymous
Hi,
I am writing a series of articles about AIDS and HIV infections aimed at college students in Pullman and Moscow Idaho. Many students feel their risk of catching such a disease in a small town is virtually non-existant. I have had difficulty... Read more »