Guide to Acronyms and Initialisms

ACS       American Community Survey

AIDS     acquired immunodeficiency syndrome

CD4      CD4+ T-lymphocyte count (cells/µL) or percentage

CDC       Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

EHE       Ending the HIV Epidemic in the U.S.

HHS       U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

HIV        human immunodeficiency virus

IDU        injection drug use

MMSC   male-to-male sexual contact

NHAS     National HIV/AIDS Strategy (2022–2025)

NHSS     National HIV Surveillance System

NIR        no identified risk factor

SDOH    social determinants of health

SES        socioeconomic status

VA         United States Department of Veterans Affairs