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Geographic Differences in HIV Infection Among Hispanics or Latinos -- 46 States and Puerto Rico, 2010

October 12, 2012

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TABLE 1. Estimated Number* and Percentage of New Diagnoses of HIV Infection Among Hispanics or Latinos Aged >13 years, by U.S. Census Region§ and Selected Characteristics -- 46 States and Puerto Rico, 2010

TABLE 1. Estimated Number and Percentage of New Diagnoses of HIV Infection Among Hispanics or Latinos. Click image to enlarge.

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TABLE 2. Estimated* Rate of New Diagnoses of HIV Infection in 2010 and Prevalence Rate of Diagnosed HIV Infection at the End of 2009, Among Hispanics or Latinos§ Aged >13 Years, by U.S. Census Region -- 46 States

TABLE 2. Estimated Rate of New Diagnoses of HIV Infection in 2010 and Prevalence Rate of Diagnosed HIV Infection at the End of 2009, Among Hispanics or Latinos. Click image to enlarge.

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FIGURE. Estimated Prevalence Rate* of Diagnosed HIV Infection Among Hispanics or Latinos Aged >13 Years at the End of 2009 -- 46 States

The figure shows the estimated prevalence rate of diagnosed HIV infection among Hispanics or Latinos aged <u>></u>13 years in 46 states during 2009. At the end of 2009, the overall prevalence rate of diagnosed HIV infection among Hispanics or Latinos was 432.3 per 100,000 persons. The prevalence rate of diagnosed HIV infection in the Northeast (1,252.6) was 3.8 times that in the South, the region with the next highest rate (333.7). Four of the five states with the highest prevalence rates of diagnosed HIV infection per 100,000 Hispanics or Latinos at the end of 2009 were in the Northeast.

* Per 100,000 persons. Estimates resulted from statistical adjustment that accounted for reporting delay and missing risk-factor information, but not for incomplete reporting.

Hispanics or Latinos might be of any race.

The figure shows the estimated prevalence rate of diagnosed HIV infection among Hispanics or Latinos aged >13 years in 46 states during 2009. At the end of 2009, the overall prevalence rate of diagnosed HIV infection among Hispanics or Latinos was 432.3 per 100,000 persons. The prevalence rate of diagnosed HIV infection in the Northeast (1,252.6) was 3.8 times that in the South, the region with the next highest rate (333.7). Four of the five states with the highest prevalence rates of diagnosed HIV infection per 100,000 Hispanics or Latinos at the end of 2009 were in the Northeast.

Qian An, M.S., Angela Hernandez, M.D., Joseph Prejean, Ph.D., Emilio J. German, M.S., Horace Thompson, H. Irene Hall, Ph.D., are with the Division of HIV/AIDS Prevention at the National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention of the CDC. Corresponding contributor: Qian An, qan@cdc.gov, 404-639-8523.

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