Sunday, October 26, 2014

HIV Facts: Regional Trends

  • In 2011, 1,563 new individuals were reported with an HIV diagnosis (HIV disease) in North Carolina and North Carolina has had increases in reports for the last three years.
  • Approximately 36,500 people living in North Carolina are living with HIV including those that do not know their status.
  • At the end of 2009, the estimated number of persons living with an AIDS diagnosis in the United States and 6 U.S. dependent areas was 487,968. In the 50 states and the District of Columbia, this included 476,186 adults and adolescents, and 546 children aged less than 13 years at the end of the year.  In North Carolina alone, this number had fallen due to the confidential educational services that have been provided from such agencies as the Chatham Social Health Council

(All data comes from NC Epidemiologic Profile for HIV/STD)


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