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QuickStats: Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) Disease Death Rates* Among Women Aged 25–54 Years, by Race and Age Group — National Vital Statistics System, United States, 2000–2010

The figure shows HIV disease death rates among women aged 25-54 years, by race and age group in the United States during 2000-2010, according to National Vital Statistics System. From 2000 to 2010, HIV disease death rates decreased 61% for black women and 67% for white women aged 25-44 years. For women aged 45-54 years, the rates declined later in the decade. In that age group, rates decreased by 37% from 2006 to 2010 for black women and by 33% from 2007 to 2010 for white women. Throughout the 2000-2010 period, HIV disease death rates for black women were at least 12 times the rates for white women.

* Per 100,000 population. Deaths include those coded as B20–B24 in the International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision.

From 2000 to 2010, HIV disease death rates decreased 61% for black women and 67% for white women aged 25–44 years. For women aged 45–54 years, the rates declined later in the decade. In that age group, rates decreased by 37% from 2006 to 2010 for black women and by 33% from 2007 to 2010 for white women. Throughout the 2000–2010 period, HIV disease death rates for black women were at least 12 times the rates for white women.

Sources: CDC. National Vital Statistics System. Available at http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data_access/vitalstatsonline.htm.

Reported by: Yelena Gorina, MS, MPH, yag9@cdc.gov, 301-458-4241.

Alternate Text: The figure above shows HIV disease death rates among women aged 25-54 years, by race and age group in the United States during 2000-2010, according to National Vital Statistics System. From 2000 to 2010, HIV disease death rates decreased 61% for black women and 67% for white women aged 25-44 years. For women aged 45-54 years, the rates declined later in the decade. In that age group, rates decreased by 37% from 2006 to 2010 for black women and by 33% from 2007 to 2010 for white women. Throughout the 2000-2010 period, HIV disease death rates for black women were at least 12 times the rates for white women.


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