STDs, STIs, HIV - Archive

Diagnosis of HIV/AIDS (12/04)

DIAGNOSES OF HIV/AIDS — 32 States, 2000-2003 – An estimated 850,000–950,000 persons in the USA are living with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), including 180,000–280,000 who do not know they are infected During 2000-2003, HIV/AIDS was diagnosed in 125,800 persons who resided in only 32 states. Of these persons, 35,241 (28.0%) were female.

Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Florida, Idaho, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Jersey, New Mexico, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, West Virginia, Wisconsin, and Wyoming. Notice that CA & NY were NOT included. [CDC, MMWR Weekly, 1Dec04]