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2/3/09 Social Determinants of HIV/AIDS Disparities US HIV/AIDS Epidemiology o Overall Trends HIV Incidence New cases of HIV When people developed a case of HIV infection Transmission rate of HIV infection has drastically decreased since 1977 Estimated 56,300 new cases in 2006 HIV prevalence 1.2 million US residents infected Men -75% Age: young to senior citizen HIV Cases by transmission category in US Male homosexual interactions (MSM) Het sex Injection drug use MSM/IDU 1%-other . they don’t know where their source of HIV derives. o Aids End stage of HIV infection through which people die 8-10 yrs before people develop this Clinical diagnose; so, they don’t know until they’ve been diagnosed with it Tells us a lot of types of access to care about HIV+ people. Rate of when people were diagnosed Cases and Death Aids deaths- Decreased in time. Aids cases-no consistent patern Cases by Region Trends are all consistent through time South consistently has consistently stayed the highest and monotonous
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This note was uploaded on 03/31/2009 for the course PUBLIC HEA CHS 100 taught by Professor Taub during the Winter '09 term at UCLA.

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