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HIV Among Asians in the United States

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This information sheet discusses Asians and HIV in the United States. It states that despite growth of the Asian population, the number of Asians with HIV has remained stable and the number of new infections has decreased. It provides statistics on HIV among Asians living in the United States including new HIV infections, HIV and AIDS morbidity and mortality; and the estimated diagnoses of HIV among adult and adolescent Asians by transmission category and gender 2011.

Intersection of Intimate Partner Violence and HIV in Women

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This information sheet discusses the relationship between intimate partner violence (IPV) and HIV in women. It uses data from the 2010 National Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence Survey to show the number of women who have experienced IPV, explains the links between IPV and HIV, provides studies which suggest that IPV can be a risk factor and a consequence of HIV as well as studies of women with a history of abuse.

Tuberculosis: An Overview

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This fact sheet provides an overview of TB. It explains that TB is a disease caused by bacteria that are spread from person to person through the air and that it usually affects the lungs, but it can also affect other parts of the body, such as the brain, kidneys, or spine. A person with TB can die without treatment. The information sheet discusses the symptoms of TB and latent TB infection (LTBI) vs. TB disease and presents statistics on LTBI and TB disease; the proportion of TB cases by national origin, 2013; and TB rates by race/ethnicity, 2013.

HIV and AIDS Among African Americans

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This information sheet discusses HIV/AIDS among African Americans in the United States. It presents a snapshot of how the disease has devastated black communities, in that African Americans face the most severe burden of HIV and AIDS of all racial/ethnic groups in the nation. They account for almost half (44%) of the people with HIV in the United States, but represent only 14 percent of the population. Within the African American community, gay and bisexual men are the most affected. Infection rates have gone down in black women for the first time.

The Costly Burden of Drug-Resistant TB in the US

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This information sheet presents a chart of the expense involved in the treatment of multidrug-resistant (MDR) TB and extensively drug-resistant (XDR) TB. It depicts the financial toll of MDR and XDR TB; the human cost of those being treated including death, inability to work, hospitalization, and isolation; and the serious physical and mental side effects that accompany treatment. The information sheet also shows what is necessary to prevent and control MDR and XDR TB in the United States.

Tips for Developing Chlamydia Screening Messages and Materials for Young Women

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This information sheet provides tips for creating educational chlamydia-screening materials and products for young women. The research was based on data from focus groups. A total of 18 focus groups and one dyad were conducted in four cities across the United States including three segments of sexually active females ages 15-25 years.

El VIH Entre los Hombres Afroamericanos Homosexuales y Bisexuales

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This information sheet states that African American gay and bisexual men had the highest number of new HIV infections in 2010 compared to other gay and bisexual men and is the group, particularly the younger men, most affected by HIV. It provides statistics on new HIV infections for 2010, on HIV and AIDS diagnoses 2011, and a graph showing estimated incidence of HIV infection among men who have sex with men by race/ethnicity and age of infection, 2010, United States.

HIV Among African American Gay and Bisexual Men

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This information sheet states that African American gay and bisexual men had the highest number of new HIV infections in 2010 compared to other gay and bisexual men and is the group, particularly the younger men, most affected by HIV. It provides statistics on new HIV infections for 2010, on HIV and AIDS diagnoses 2011, and a graph showing estimated incidence of HIV infection among men who have sex with men by race/ethnicity and age of infection, 2010, United States.

HIV Among Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders in the United States

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This information sheet discusses HIV among Native Hawaiians and other Pacific Islanders (NHOPI) in the United States. It states that according to national estimates NHOPI in the United States and dependent areas represent a small proportion of HIV infections compared with other races/ethnicities, but data indicate a disproportionate impact on this population compared to other races/ethnicities.

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