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Questions and Answers: The 15% Increase in HIV Diagnoses from 2004-2007 in 34 States and General Surveillance Report Questions

  • CDC’s new HIV/AIDS Surveillance Report shows that from 2004-2007, HIV diagnoses increased 15% in the 34 states that have long-term, name based HIV reporting. Why?
  • Are there increases in certain races/ethnicities, age groups, or transmission categories that stand out, or is there an across-the-board increase?
  • The report says that HIV diagnoses have increased among people 50 and older. Does this mean HIV is increasing among older Americans?
  • What do HIV diagnoses data tell us that cannot be discerned from incidence data?
  • From 2004-2007, how many states were added to the name-based HIV reporting system? How does this addition affect the data? Would this/these additions account for the 15% increase?
  • Are there state or regional increases in HIV diagnoses, or is the increase evenly distributed across the country?
  • The 15% increase covers years 2004-2007. Was there an increase in diagnoses in each year?
  • The surveillance report says that AIDS cases have decreased. Why? It also says that AIDS deaths have decreased. Why?

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