HIV by Age: PrEP Coverage

PrEP (pre-exposure prophylaxis) coverage is one of the six Ending the HIV Epidemic in the U.S. indicators. PrEP coverage is the estimated percentage of people with indications for PrEP classified as having been prescribed PrEP.

Ending the HIV Epidemic goal banner for PrEP coverage.
PrEP Coverage in the US by Age, 2019*
PrEP is highly effective for preventing HIV from sex or injection drug use.
Overall, 23 percent of people who could benefit from PrEP were prescribed PrEP in 2019.
PrEP Coverage in the US by Age, 2019

*Data not available for people aged 15 and under.
Source: CDC. Monitoring selected national HIV prevention and care objectives by using HIV surveillance data—United States and 6 dependent areas, 2019HIV Surveillance Supplemental Report 2021;26(2).

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