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HIV

AIDS, new cases, 2007

2020 Target: 13.0 per 100,000

Decrease desired

HIV-4 graph

Objective HIV-4

SOURCE: HIV Surveillance System, CDC/NCHHSTP.
NOTES: Data are for new cases of AIDS in persons aged 13 years and over per 100,000 population. Rates are displayed by a modified Jenks classification for U.S. states.

The rate of new AIDS cases varied by state. In 2007, Alaska, several Midwestern and Mountain states, New Hampshire, and Vermont had the lowest rates. The rate for the District of Columbia, 154.6 new AIDS cases per 100,000 population, was higher than the rate for any state.


Perinatally acquired AIDS, new cases, 1998–2010

Decrease desired

HIV-8.2 graph

Objective HIV-8.2

SOURCE: HIV Surveillance System, CDC/NCHHSTP.
NOTE: Data are for the number of new cases of perinatally acquired AIDS.

The number of new cases of perinatally acquired AIDS declined 92.6% between 1998 and 2010, from 244 to 18 new cases.


HIV infection deaths, 2005–07

2020 Target: 3.3 per 100,000 (age adjusted)

Decrease desired

HIV-12 graph

Objective HIV-12

SOURCE: National Vital Statistics System—Mortality (NVSS-M), CDC/NCHS.
NOTES: Data are for ICD-10 codes B20–B24 reported as underlying cause of death. Rates are age adjusted using the year 2000 standard population and are displayed by a modified Jenks classification for U.S. states.

HIV infection death rates varied by state. Among those states with reliable data for the period 2005–07, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, New York, and South Carolina had the highest rates, between 4.6 and 9.3 HIV infection deaths per 100,000 population (age adjusted). The HIV infection death rate for the District of Columbia, 34.9 per 100,000 population (age adjusted), was higher than the rate for any state.


Awareness of HIV infection status, persons with HIV, 2009

Increase desired

HIV-13 graph

Objective HIV-13 View Leading Health Indicators

SOURCE: HIV Surveillance System, CDC/NCHHSTP.
NOTES: Data are for the proportion of persons aged 13 years and over living with HIV who were aware of their HIV infection. Respondents were asked to select one or more races. The single race categories listed include persons who reported only one racial group. Persons of Hispanic origin may be of any race.
I = 95% confidence interval.

In 2009, 81.9% of persons aged 13 years and over living with HIV were aware of their HIV infection. This rate varied by sex as well as by race and ethnicity. For example:

  • 84.7% of females aged 13 years and over living with HIV were aware of their HIV infection, compared with 81.0% of males.
  • 85.2% of white persons aged 13 years and over living with HIV were aware of their HIV infection, compared with 80.6% of black, 80.3% of Hispanic or Latino, and 72.6% of Asian persons aged 13 years and over living with HIV.

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