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.

EHE goal: increase the percentage of people with HIV who have received an HIV diagnosis to 95 percent by 2025.

Hispanic/Latino Gay and Bisexual Men with HIV in the US, 2019*

This chart shows in 2019, an estimated 202,000 Hispanic/Latino gay and bisexual men had HIV in the US.

This chart shows in 2019, for every 100 people with HIV, 87 knew their HIV status.

This chart shows in 2019, for every 100 Hispanic/Latino gay and bisexual men with HIV, 80 knew their HIV status.

* 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 iconHIV Surveillance Supplemental Report 2021;26(1).

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