HIV in the United States by Race and Ethnicity: HIV Incidence
HIV incidence is one of the six Ending the HIV Epidemic in the U.S. indicators. HIV incidence is the estimated number of new HIV infections each year.
* Data not available for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander people.
† Black refers to people having origins in any of the Black racial groups of Africa. African American is a term often used for people of African descent with ancestry in North America.
‡ Hispanic/Latino people can be of any race.
Source: CDC. Estimated HIV incidence and prevalence in the United States 2017–2021. HIV Surveillance Supplemental Report 2023;28(3)
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