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

  • Estimated number of new infections in the United States in 2015 was 38,500[CDC 2016]
  • In 2014, 44% of new infections were among blacks, 26% among whites, and 25% among Hispanics[CDC 2016]
  • Black people made up 43% of people living with HIV/AIDS in the United States in 2014[CDC 2016]
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