Category: HIV

HIV Deaths from 1999-2020

Year Deaths Death Rate Per 100,000 1999 14,802 5.3 2000 14,478 5.2 2001 14,175 5 2002 14,095 4.9 2003 13,658 4.7 2004 13,063 4.5 2005 12,543 4.2 2006 12,113 4 2007 11,295 3.7 2008 10,285 3.3 2009 9,406 3 2010 8,369 2.6 2011 7,683 2.4 2012 7,216 2.2 2013 6,955 2.1 2014 6,721 2 2015 Read More >

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NCHS Releases Latest Quarterly Provisional Mortality Data Through Full-Year 2020

NCHS has released the latest quarterly provisional mortality rates for the U.S., through full-year 2020 for most causes of death.  Estimates are presented for 15 leading causes of death plus estimates for deaths attributed to coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), drug overdose, falls for persons aged 65 and over, firearm-related injuries, human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) disease, Read More >

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2017 Final Deaths, Leading Causes of Death and Life Tables Reports Released

NCHS released a report that presents the final 2017 data on U.S. deaths, death rates, life expectancy, infant mortality, and trends, by selected characteristics such as age, sex, Hispanic origin and race, state of residence, and cause of death. Key Findings: In 2017, a total of 2,813,503 deaths were reported in the United States. The Read More >

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Main Reasons for Never Testing for HIV Among Women and Men Aged 15–44 in the United States, 2011–2015

Questions for Isaedmarie Febo-Vazquez, M.S., Epidemiologist and Lead Author of “Main Reasons for Never Testing for HIV Among Women and Men Aged 15–44 in the United States, 2011–2015” Q: What made you decide to focus on the reasons Americans aren’t getting HIV tests for the subject of your new report? IFV: Our main motivation for Read More >

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QuickStats: Human Immunodeficiency Virus Disease Death Rates Among Women Aged 45–64 Years, by Race and Age Group — National Vital Statistics System, United States, 2000–2015

Among black women aged 45–54 years, the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) disease death rate decreased 60% from 28.4 per 100,000 in 2006 to 11.5 in 2015. Among black women aged 55–64 years, the rate increased 42% from 10.0 in 2000 to 14.2 in 2008, before declining to 10.3 in 2015. Among white women aged 45–54 Read More >

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Stat of the Day – June 27, 2017

#STATOFTHEDAY Over 4 in 10 adults in the US (41.1%) have been tested for #HIV (2016 data). #nationalhivtestingday — NCHS (@NCHStats) June 27, 2017 Read More >

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HIV Infection in U.S. Household Population Aged 18–59

A new NCHS report presents estimates of HIV prevalence, the association of HIV status with key risk factors, and the prevalence of antiretroviral drug use among HIV-infected adults, based on the 2007–2012 National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey. Key Findings from the Report: During 2007–2012, the overall HIV prevalence among adults aged 18–59 residing in U.S. Read More >

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HIV Testing in the Past Year Among the U.S. Household Population Aged 15–44: 2011–2013

In 2011, more than 1 million Americans aged 13 and over were living with HIV infection, and one in seven did not know their infection status. Routine, voluntary HIV testing is a recognized way to reduce HIV transmission. A new NCHS report updates nationally representative estimates and trends for HIV testing in the past year Read More >

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The Prevelance of HIV Infection Among U.S. Adults

Did you know that approximatley 0.47 percent of U.S.  household population between the ages of 18 and 49 years are living with HIV, according to estimates from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) based on surveys conducted between 1999-2006? Read more here! Read More >

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HIV Testing

Though the CDC has a center devoted to the study of HIV/AIDS, the National Center for Health Statistics produces data on HIV testing. The most comprehensive source is from the National Health Interview Survey’s Summary Health Statistics: US Adults. Another comprehensive study is HIV Testing in the United States, 2002. Read More >

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America’s Children: Key National Indicators of Well-Being

Last Friday we released the 10th anniversary edition of America’s Children, a product of the Federal Interagency Forum on Child and Family Statistics. The Federal Interagency Forum on Child and Family Statistics (Forum) is a collection of 22 Federal government agencies involved in research and activities related to children and families. The Forum was founded Read More >

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Deaths from HIV/AIDS

We had a question about the number of persons in the United States who die from HIV/AIDS. Mortality data indicate that in 2004 5,608 whites (rate of 2.4 per 100,000), 7271 blacks (18.8 per 100,000), and 184 persons of other races (rate of 1.1 per 100,000) died of HIV/AIDS. You can do your own analysis Read More >

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