Description of the data source, numerator, denominator, survey questions, and other relevant details about the national estimate.
The AIDS case definition is provided by the CDC. The data are based on the CDC adult HIV/AIDS confidential case report, Form 50.42A, Rev. 3/2007.
Estimated numbers resulted from statistical adjustment that accounted for reporting delays, but not for incomplete reporting. Heterosexual contact is with a person known to have, or to be at high risk for, HIV infection.
Any change to the objective text, baseline, target, target-setting method or data source since the Healthy People 2020 launch.
The original baseline was revised from 11,110 to 10,582 due to reporting delays. The target was adjusted from 10,000 to 9,524 to reflect the revised baseline using the original target-setting method.
In 2013, HIV-5 was archived with data because it is more important to focus on the earlier stages of HIV. AIDS is a less meaningful measurement because it takes a long time for HIV to advance to AIDS. AIDS measurements provide more information about what was happening with the epidemic in the past instead of what is happening now.
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