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VIH/SIDA en los Estados Unidos

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This information sheet presents an update on the HIV/AIDS epidemic in the United States. It reports on the new cases diagnosed in the 34 states with long-term, confidential name-based HIV reporting by sex, transmission category, race/ethnicity, and age. The information sheet also provides statistics on trends in AIDS diagnoses and deaths from 2003 to 2007.

California Collaborations in HIV Prevention Research Dissemination Project Research Summary: SystematicReview of HIV Behavioral Prevention Among Women of Color

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This report on HIV prevention interventions designed for and conducted among women of color in the United States is the third in a series of systematic reviews of HIV/AIDS prevention interventions for people of color throughout the United States. The report is based on evaluated research literature. It presents epidemiological information on HIV/AIDS in the United States among the following women: African American, Latina/Hispanic, Asian American and Pacific Islander, and Native American and Alaskan Native.

MMWR: Estimated Lifetime Risk for Diagnosis of HIV Infection Among Hispanics/Latinos — 37 States and Puerto Rico, 2007

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This report calculates the estimated lifetime risk (ELR) and age-conditional risk for diagnosis of HIV infection among Hispanics/Latinos in 37 states and Puerto Rico. The CDC analyzed HIV surveillance data, vital statistics data on general and HIV-specific mortality, and US Census data from 2007. Results indicate that an estimated 1.92 percent (one in 52) Hispanics/Latinos would be diagnosed with HIV during their lifetimes, compared with an ELR of .59 percent (one in 170) for whites, and 4.65 percent (one in 22) for blacks/African Americans.

No Importa Quien Sea, Esta Prueba Es Para Usted

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This pamphlet encourages everyone to get tested for HIV. It gives statistics on how many people are infected with HIV every year. The pamphlet discusses the importance of seeing a doctor and the benefits of getting tested. It also discusses the test itself.

Hágase La Prueba Asuma El Control

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This poster promotes National Testing Day on June 27 of each year. It shows a male couple and includes information for finding the nearest testing facility.

Hágase la Prueba, Asuma el Control

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This poster promotes National Testing Day on June 27 of each year. It shows a middle-aged African American couple and includes information for finding the nearest testing facility.

HIV Among Hispanics/Latinos

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This information sheet discusses the epidemiology of HIV/AIDS among Hispanic/Latino communities in the United States. It provides statistics showing the percentage of new HIV infections by race/ethnicity and gender, 2006; HIV/AIDS diagnoses among Hispanics/Latinos in 2008 in the 37 states with confidential name-based HIV reporting; the number of Hispanics/Latinos living with AIDS in the U.S. and dependent areas, 2008; and the estimated numbers of Hispanics/Latinos with an AIDS diagnoses who had died in the U.S. and dependent areas in 2007.

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