Special Considerations in the Management of HIV-Infected Patients From Minority Communities

  • Authors: Bisola Ojikutu, MD, MPH; Valerie E. Stone, MD, MPH (More Info)
  • Section Editor: Judith S. Currier, MD, MSc
  • Editors in Chief: Daniel R. Kuritzkes, MD; Joseph J. Eron, Jr., MD
  • Last Reviewed: 7/9/18 (What's New)

Summary

  • Women accounted for 19% of new HIV/AIDS infections in the United States in 2016[CDC 2018a]
  • Incidence was 20 times higher in black women than in white women[CDC 2018a]
  • Rate in Latinas was 4 times higher than in white women[CDC 2018a]

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