HIV and Women: HIV Incidence

HIV incidence is one of the six Ending the HIV Epidemic in the U.S. indicators. HIV incidence refers to 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.
Among new HIV infections in the US in 2019, 18 percent were among women.
Estimated HIV Infections Among Women in the US, 2015-2019*
This chart shows the estimated number of new HIV infections among women from 2015 to 2019.

* Based on sex assigned at birth.
Source: CDC. Estimated HIV incidence and prevalence in the United States, 2015–2019 pdf icon[PDF – 3 MB]. HIV Surveillance Supplemental Report 2021;26(1).

Download and Share This Infographicimage icon