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QuickStats: Age-Adjusted Death Rates* for Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) Infection, by Sex --- United States, 1987--2003

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* Per 100,000 U.S. standard population.

In 1987, a new category for HIV infection was added to the International Classification of Diseases, Ninth Revision (ICD-9). In 1999, ICD-10 took effect, resulting in additional deaths classified into the HIV/AIDS category; therefore, death rates for 1987--1998 are not comparable with those computed after 1998.

§ Data for 2003 are preliminary.

Mortality attributable to HIV infection and acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) increased rapidly for both men and women during the late 1980s and early 1990s, reaching a peak in the mid-1990s. The rate then decreased sharply until 1997 before leveling off. From 1999 to 2003, men experienced a modest but steady decrease in HIV/AIDS mortality; the death rate for women was unchanged.

SOURCE: National Vital Statistics System, National Center for Health Statistics, CDC.

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Date last reviewed: 11/22/2005

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