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Indicator Report - New HIV Infection Diagnoses by County, 2007-2011

Why Is This Important?

"An estimated 35,000 North Carolinians have HIV/AIDS (including those who are unaware of their status). Furthermore, HIV/AIDS was the seventh leading cause of death among 25- to 44-year-olds in 2007." - North Carolina Institute of Medicine. Healthy North Carolina 2020: A Better State of Health.

New HIV Infection Diagnoses by County, 2007-2011

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Data Notes

County level data is available from the Epidemiology Section, which does not include any statistical adjustment for reporting delays. Therefore, the state rate is not comparable between the Epidemiology Section and the CDC. The Epidemiology Section periodically updates their rates to include additional reported cases; see HIV/STD Facts and Figures for the most comprehensive data. **Rates are displayed only for counties that have a minimum of 10 new diagnoses. Data for the U.S. is for 2010.

Data Sources

HIV/STD Surveillance Program, Epidemiology Section, N.C. Division of Public Health  NCHS Bridged Population Estimates 

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Definition

Rate of newly reported cases of HIV by date of diagnosis per 100,000 population.

How We Calculated the Rates

Numerator: Number of persons newly diagnosed with HIV
Denominator: Total resident population

Page Content Updated On 11/30/2012, Published on 11/30/2012
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