HIV and Women: HIV Incidence

HIV incidence is the estimated number of new HIV infections in a given year.

EHE goal: decrease the estimated number of new HIV infections to 9.000 by 2025 and 3,000 by 2030.
There were 36,400 estimated new HIV infections in the US in 2018 and 18 percent of those were among of women.

Estimated HIV Infections Among Women in the US, 2014-2018*

The estimated number of new HIV infections remained stable among women.

From 2014 to 2018, the estimated number of new HIV infections remained stable among women.

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* Based on sex assigned at birth.
Source: CDC. Estimated HIV incidence and prevalence in the United States, 2014–2018 pdf icon[PDF – 3 MB]. HIV Surveillance Supplemental Report 2020;25(1).

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