Cumulative AIDS Cases in the United States

Statistics on AIDS cases in the United States.
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Areas Reporting Most Cases in the United States

The 10 leading states or territories reporting the highest number of cumulative AIDS cases among residents as of December 2002 follows:

State/Territory # of Cumulative AIDS Cases
New York 155,755
California 128,064
Florida 90,233
Texas 59,772
New Jersey 45,237
Illinois 28,426
Pennsylvania 28,136
Puerto Rico 27,242
Georgia 26,008
Maryland 25,358

State-by-State HIV/AIDS Data in the United States

State-by-state information about new and cumulative AIDS cases, AIDS case rates, persons living with AIDS, AIDS deaths, HIV infections, HIV testing statistics and policies, additional AIDS-related state policies, Ryan White funding and funding for HIV prevention, and AIDS Drug Assistance Programs, including budget, client, and expenditure data from the Kaiser Family Foundation is available.

International Statistics

According to the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS, as of December 2003, the following trends of the worldwide pandemic of HIV are evident:

  • At the global level, the number of people living with HIV continues to grow - from 35 million in 2001 to 38 million in 2003.
  • An estimated 5 million people acquired the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) in 2003, the greatest number in any one year since the beginning of the epidemic.
  • In 2003, almost three million were killed by AIDS; over 20 million have died since the first cases of AIDS were identified in 1981.

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia

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