SP report on social findings

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Report on Social Findings I decided to focus my study on African Americans on HIV and drug use. African Americans have the highest rate of HIV infections and make up most of the HIV infected population. Studies show over fifty percent of people infected with AIDs are African American. The most common way of transmission is through homosexual intercourse. Over half of the male African American population infected was through this method. Among those with HIV, African American woman are disproportionately affected, most likely, through heterosexual intercourse. Three out of four African American woman were affected this way and account for over half of the country’s entire female epidemic. The second most likely way to get infected is through drug injection of cocaine and heroin. More black males and females living with AIDS were infected by injecting drugs than any other racial or ethnic group. Direct transmissions occur when people share needles that are infected with HIV. Others occur when people prostitute themselves to fund their drug habits. Sex
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