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

13–19 years old20–24 years old
July 1998–June 1999TotalJuly 1998–June 1999Total
Male Exposure
HIV
AIDS
HIV
AIDS
HIV
AIDS
HIV
AIDS
Men who have sex with men
153
46
972
731
604
473
5,712
11,335
Injecting drug use
10
4
107
133
48
87
582
2,245
Men who have sex
with men and inject drugs
2
1
93
106
52
44
686
1,905
Hemophilia/
Coagulation disorder
3
13
102
747
3
24
81
634
Heterosexual contact
21
5
143
81
78
77
652
834
Receipt of blood transfusion,
blood components, or tissue
1
5
9
87
2
28
105
Risk not reported
or identified2
113
44
567
249
405
188
2,551
1,208
Male subtotal
303
118
1,993
2,134
1,190
895
10,292
18,266

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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