Number of Young Women with HIV and AIDS in U.S. through June 1999

13–19 years old
20–24 years old
July 1998–June 1999
Total
July 1998–June 1999
Total
Female Exposure
HIV
AIDS
HIV
AIDS
HIV
AIDS
HIV
AIDS
Injecting drug use
19
20
171
205
68
75
651
1,881
Hemophilia/
Coagulation disorder
1
12
1
3
14
Heterosexual contact
201
54
1,224
745
343
311
2,329
3,798
Receipt of blood transfusion,
blood components, or tissue
3
13
89
1
2
27
114
Risk not reported
or identified
262
69
1,069
379
513
219
2,130
1,137
Female subtotal
382
147
2,477
1,430
513
608
2,130
6,944

1. Includes only persons reported with HIV infection who have not developed AIDS and who live in areas with confidential HIV infection reporting.
2. For HIV infection cases, “risk not reported or identified” refers primarily to persons whose mode of exposure was not reported and who have not been followed up to determine their mode of exposure, and to a smaller number of persons who are not reported with one of the exposures listed above after follow-up.

Source: U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, HIV/AIDS Surveillance Reports. From Statistical Abstract of the United States, 1999.

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