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)

Summary

Introduction

  • This module summarizes the epidemiology of HIV-1 infection in resource-rich settings

Global Overview of HIV Epidemiology in the Developed World: 1981-2012

  • Prevalence, incidence, and subgroup distributions of HIV/AIDS differ across the developed world
  • Epidemiology of HIV in North America