The following are the 2016 CDC numbers regarding AIDS transmission numbers in the United States:
- Men who have sex with men sexual contact- 26,694
- Injection drug use- 1,285 (male); 939 (female)
- Men who have sex with men and injection drug use- 1,201
- Men who have sex with women- 3,037(male); 6,541 (female)*
- Other- 38 (male); 49 (female)**
*Heterosexual contact with a person known to have, or to be at high risk for, HIVinfection.
**Includes hemophilia, blood transfusion, perinatal exposure, and risk factor not reported or not identified.
HIV infections by race in 2016:
- American Indian/Alaska Native- 243
- Asian- 977
- Black/African American- 17,528
- Hispanic/Latino- 9,766
- Native Hawaiian/Other Pacific Islander- 48
- White- 10,345
- Multiple Races- 875
In the United States:
- At the end of 2015, an estimated 1.1 million persons aged 13 and older were living with HIV infection, including an estimated 162,500 (15%) persons whose infections had not been diagnosed.
- In 2016, the number of new HIV diagnoses was 39,782. There were 32,131 diagnoses among adult and adolescent males (13 years or older), 7,529 among adult and adolescent females, and 122 among children younger than 13 years.
- In 2015, the number of deaths of persons with diagnosed HIV infection ever classified as stage 3 (AIDS) was 12,497. Cumulative deaths since records have been kept, is 692,789.
Florida estimates that in 2015 there are 135,089 people living with HIV in the state. Of those living with HIV, 24.6% are believed to be white, 42.4% black, 30.7% Hispanic, 1.1% Asian, and 1.1% other (Indian, Pacific Islander or other multicultural group).
In 2016, Florida was second in the nation in newly reported AIDS cases, at 4,957. Pediatric AIDS cases in 2015 were at 1,567. Since 1993-2012, the number of reported perinatal transmission cases has declined by 94% (109 to 7). Death rate in Florida from HIV Disease in 2014 was 4.2 per 100,000 polulation, more then double the US rate of 2.0.
By transmission category in 2014:
- For men: male to male contact accounted for 67.1% of cases, heterosexual contact was 19.1%, injection drug use was 7.1% and male to male and injection was 5.6%.
- For women: heterosexual contact accounted for 83.6%, and injection drug use was 13.5%.
With emphasis on early detection and treatment, Florida has seen drastic turnarounds in HIV deaths.