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Table 4b. AIDS diagnoses, by race/ethnicity and selected characteristics, 2008—United States and 5 U.S. dependent areas

  American Indian/
Alaska Native
Asiana Black/African American Hispanic/Latinob Native Hawaiian/
Other Pacific Islander
White Multiple races Total
No. Est. No.c No. Est. No.c No. Est. No.c No. Est. No.c No. Est. No.c No. Est. No.c No. Est. No.c No. Est. No.c, d
Age at diagnosis (yr)
<13 0 0 1 1 19 25 3 4 0 0 5 7 3 3 31 41
13–14 0 0 1 1 29 35 8 9 0 0 2 3 0 0 40 48
15–19 1 1 1 1 284 356 69 86 0 0 44 55 6 7 405 507
20–24 6 7 13 17 965 1,222 330 428 3 3 243 294 19 25 1,579 1,997
25–29 16 22 50 67 1,451 1,826 721 936 4 5 628 776 28 35 2,898 3,669
30–34 19 22 75 99 1,691 2,106 942 1,220 5 6 849 1,061 45 56 3,626 4,569
35–39 38 45 99 125 2,006 2,526 1,042 1,350 9 11 1,374 1,728 54 65 4,622 5,849
40–44 25 30 65 86 2,439 3,090 1,046 1,344 6 8 1,756 2,211 56 69 5,393 6,836
45–49 24 28 40 55 2,224 2,856 873 1,117 8 10 1,531 1,935 55 68 4,755 6,070
50–54 22 25 21 26 1,657 2,116 508 654 6 7 918 1,162 50 60 3,182 4,051
55–59 6 9 19 25 928 1,177 270 344 0 0 575 710 19 23 1,817 2,286
60–64 4 5 11 13 462 583 162 206 0 0 282 345 12 15 933 1,167
≥65 2 6 7 10 330 422 127 167 3 4 235 285 6 8 710 900
Transmission category
Male adult or adolescent
Male-to-male sexual contact 70 99 202 356 3,594 6,285 2,393 3,958 22 34 4,670 7,028 120 181 11,071 17,940
Injection drug use 16 21 4 9 959 2,033 599 1,047 3 5 435 653 33 50 2,049 3,818
Male-to-male sexual contact
and injection drug use
15 22 7 12 347 624 214 342 3 4 503 698 19 28 1,108 1,729
Heterosexual contacte 6 11 31 48 1,520 2,915 529 857 3 5 360 538 32 47 2,481 4,420
Otherf 21 2 84 4 2,994 118 1,088 38 7 0 1,184 64 46 4 5,424 230
Subtotal 128 155 328 430 9,414 11,974 4,823 6,240 38 48 7,152 8,981 250 310 22,133 28,137
Female adult or adolescent
Injection drug use 9 16 3 10 581 1,352 203 378 1 1 322 525 16 28 1,135 2,311
Heterosexual contacte 9 22 41 78 2,339 4,866 654 1,211 3 5 555 1,028 55 93 3,656 7,303
Otherf 17 5 30 8 2,132 124 418 30 2 1 408 30 29 1 3,036 199
Subtotal 35 44 74 97 5,052 6,341 1,275 1,619 6 7 1,285 1,583 100 121 7,827 9,813
Child (<13 yrs at diagnosis)
Perinatal 0 0 1 1 17 22 3 4 0 0 3 3 3 3 27 34
Otherg 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 2 4 0 0 4 6
Subtotal 0 0 1 1 19 25 3 4 0 0 5 7 3 3 31 41
Region of residence
Northeast 9 13 90 115 3,074 4,210 1,576 2,076 5 7 1,374 1,833 105 133 6,233 8,386
Midwest 18 22 29 35 1,715 2,166 320 405 2 2 1,254 1,551 57 69 3,395 4,251
South 49 61 88 104 8,757 10,610 1,962 2,218 10 12 3,624 4,274 158 191 14,648 17,471
West 87 103 194 270 928 1,342 1,615 2,343 24 30 2,189 2,912 33 42 5,070 7,042
U.S. dependent areas 0 0 2 2 11 12 628 821 3 3 1 1 0 0 645 840
Totalh 163 199 403 527 14,485 18,341 6,101 7,864 44 55 8,442 10,571 353 435 29,991 37,991

a Includes Asian/Pacific Islander legacy cases (see Technical Notes).

b Hispanics/Latinos can be of any race.

c Estimated numbers resulted from statistical adjustment that accounted for reporting delays and missing risk-factor information, but not for incomplete reporting.

d Because row totals were calculated independently of the values for the subpopulations, the values in each row may not sum to the row total.

e Heterosexual contact with a person known to have, or to be at high risk for, HIV infection.

f Includes hemophilia, blood transfusion, perinatal exposure, and risk factor not reported or not identified.

g Includes hemophilia, blood transfusion, and risk factor not reported or not identified.

h Because column totals for estimated numbers were calculated independently of the values for the subpopulations, the values in each column may not sum to the column total.

 
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