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Indicator Report - HIV Infection Diagnoses

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 North Carolina vs. HNC 2020 Target, 2008-2010

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Data Notes

Estimated numbers resulted from statistical adjustment that accounted for reporting delays, but not for incomplete reporting. Rates are per 100,000 population. The HNC 2020 target, which is the target to be reached by 2020, is repeated in the data table for graphing purposes.

Data Sources

HIV Surveillance Report, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. 

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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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