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HIV Testing and Risk Behaviors Among Gay, Bisexual and Other Men Who Have Sex With Men -- United States

    FIGURE 1. Estimated Percentage of Persons Diagnosed With HIV With Infection Attributed to Male-To-Male Contact or Male-To-Male Contact and Injection Drug Use, by Area of Residence -- National HIV Surveillance System, United States, 2011
    FIGURE 1. Estimated Percentage of Persons Diagnosed With HIV With Infection Attributed to Male-to-Male Contact or Male-to-Male Contact and Injection Drug Use, by Area of Residence -- National HIV Surveillance System, United States, 2011 Alternate Text: The figure above shows the estimated percentage of persons diagnosed with HIV with infection attributed to male-to-male contact or male-to-male contact and injection drug use, by area of residence, in the United States in 2011. In 2011, men who have sex with men accounted for at least half of persons diag¬nosed with HIV in all but two states.
    FIGURE 2. Time Since Last Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) Test Among Men Who Have Sex With Men Who Reported Negative or Unknown HIV Status,* -- National HIV Behavioral Surveillance System, United States, 2011
    FIGURE 2. Time Since Last Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) Test Among Men Who Have Sex With Men Who Reported Negative or Unknown HIV Status,* -- National HIV Behavioral Surveillance System, United States, 2011† * Includes respondents who reported their last HIV test result was negative, indeterminate, did not receive test results, did not know the results, or had never been tested. † N = 7,312; excludes 76 respondents missing data for time of HIV test. Alternate Text: The figure above shows the time since last HIV test among men who have sex with men (MSM) who reported negative or unknown HIV status in the United States in 2011. Among HIV-negative or unknown status MSM, 67% reported testing for HIV in the past 12 months. A higher percentage tested in the past ≤3 months (31%) than in the past 4-6 months (17%) or in the past 7-12 months (19%).
    FIGURE 3. Percentage Who Were Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV)-Positive Unaware Among Men Who Have Sex With Men Who Reported Negative or Unknown HIV Status, by Time Since Last HIV Test -- National HIV Behavioral Surveillance System, United States, 2011
    FIGURE 3. Percentage Who Were Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV)-Positive Unaware Among Men Who Have Sex With Men Who Reported Negative or Unknown HIV Status, by Time Since Last HIV Test -- National HIV Behavioral Surveillance System, United States, 2011* * N = 7,312; excludes 76 respondents missing data for time of HIV test. Bars represents percentage testing positive in the survey among men who have sex with men who reported having had an HIV test at each time interval. Alternate Text: The figure above shows the percentage of HIV-positive unaware among men who have sex with men who reported negative or unknown HIV status, by time since last HIV test, in the United States in 2011. The percentage HIV-positive but unaware was 5% among those who tested in the past 12 months: 4%, 5%, and 7% among those tested ≤3, 4-6, and 7-12 months ago, respectively.
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