Indicator Report - New HIV Infection Diagnoses North Carolina vs. United States, 2008-2010
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. United States, 2008-2010
Data NotesNorth Carolina vs. United States data are obtained from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The CDC data include statistical adjustment for reporting delays, and are not comparable to the state rates available from the N.C. Department of Health and Human Services Epidemiology Section's HIV/STD Surveillance Reports.
Data SourcesHIV Surveillance Report, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
DefinitionRate of newly reported cases of HIV by date of diagnosis per 100,000 population.
How We Calculated the Rates
Page Content Updated On 11/30/2012, Published on 11/30/2012