Epidemiology of HIV Infection in the Developed World

  • Author: Mauro Schechter, MD, PhD (More Info)
  • Editors in Chief: Daniel R. Kuritzkes, MD; Joseph J. Eron, Jr., MD
  • Last Reviewed: 4/1/16 (What's New)


  • Highest rates of new HIV infections in black men in the US are among gay and bisexual adolescents[CDC 2012a]
  • Most infections occurring in adolescent girls and young women are acquired through heterosexual contact[CDC 2012a]

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