HIV and Hispanic/Latino Gay and Bisexual Men: Knowledge of Status
Knowledge of status is one of the six Ending the HIV Epidemic in the U.S. indicators. Knowledge of status refers to the estimated percentage of people with HIV who have received an HIV diagnosis.
* Hispanic/Latino people can be of any race.
† Includes infections attributed to male-to-male sexual contact only. Among Hispanic/Latino men with HIV attributed to male-to-male sexual contact and injection drug use, 91% knew they had HIV.
Source: CDC. Estimated HIV incidence and prevalence in the United States 2015–2019pdf icon. HIV Surveillance Supplemental Report 2021;26(1).
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- CDC. Estimated HIV incidence and prevalence in the United States, 2015–2019pdf icon. HIV Surveillance Supplemental Report 2021;26(1).
- CDC. Monitoring selected national HIV prevention and care objectives by using HIV surveillance data—United States and 6 dependent areas, 2019. HIV Surveillance Supplemental Report 2021;26(2).
- CDC. Barriers to antiretroviral therapy adherence among HIV-positive Hispanic and Latino men who have sex with men—United States, 2015–2019. MMWR 2020;69(40):1437-42.
- CDC. HIV infection risk, prevention, and testing behaviors among men who have sex with men—National HIV Behavioral Surveillance, 23 U.S. cities, 2017pdf icon. HIV Surveillance Special Report 2019;22.
- CDC. HIV care outcomes among men who have sex with men with diagnosed HIV infection—United States, 2015. MMWR 2017;66(37):969-74.
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