HIV and Women: PrEP Coverage

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

EHE goal: increase people classified as having been prescribed PrEP to 50 percent by 2025.
PrEP Coverage Among Women in the US, 2019*†
Only 10 percent of women who could benefit from PrEP were prescribed PrEP.

* Based on sex assigned at birth.
† Among people aged 16 and older.
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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