Subpopulation Estimates from the HIV Incidence Surveillance System -- United States, 2006

Prejean, J.; Song, R.; An, Q.; Hall, H. I.
September 2008
MMWR: Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report;9/12/2008, Vol. 57 Issue 36, p985
The article reports on the subpopulation estimates from the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) incidence surveillance system in the U.S. made by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in 2006. The results show that among new HIV infections among males, 72% were in men who have sex with men (MSM) category of which 46% were white, 35% were black, and 19% were Hispanic. The HIV incident rate for black females is 14.7 times the rate for white females, and the rate for Hispanic females was 3.8 times that of the white females.


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