Hiv & Aids in South Carolina
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  • 1. HIV & AIDS in South Carolina Know your Status!
  • 2. HIV in the United States By Race/Ethnicity (Blacks)• Most severe burden of HIV, in comparison to other races and ethnicities.• 14% of the US population, accounted for an estimated 44% of new HIV infections in 2009.• accounted for 46% of people living with HIV infection in 2008.• more than 250,000 blacks with AIDS have died, including 8,782 in 2009.• At some point in their life, approximately 1 in 16 black men will be diagnosed with HIV infection, as will 1 in 32 black women http://www.cdc.gov/hiv/resources/factsheets/us.htm
  • 3. SC HIV & AIDS National Ranking #8 January -December 2010 http://www.scdhec.gov/health/disease/sts/docs/Surveillanc eReport_2011.pdf
  • 4. SC HIV & AIDS National Ranking by Metropolitan Area (2010) January -December 2010 http://www.scdhec.gov/health/disease/sts/docs/SurveillanceReport_2 011.pdf
  • 5. HIV/AIDS summary: South Carolina• By race/ethnicity, among people diagnosed with HIV/AIDS in S.C. – 76 % are African-American; – 18 % are white; – 5 % are Hispanic. – African-Americans have a case rate about ten times greater than whites in S.C.• Among women recently diagnosed with HIV/AIDS in S.C.• most are African-American (82 percent); – 13 % are white; – 4 % are Hispanic. – Of the 192 women reporting risk, – 89 % indicated heterosexual sex as their exposure to HIV; – 9 % were injecting drug users. http://www.scdhec.gov/health/disease/stdhiv/sc_hiv_prevention_plan.htm
  • 6. http://www.scdhec.gov/health/disease/sts/docs/SurveillanceReport_2011.pdf
  • 7. SC HIV & AIDS Ranking South Carolina AIDS Cases and Annual Rates per 100,000 Population, by County Prevalence Totals, Prevalence Rate, and Deaths* And Incidence Rates, Diagnosed Jan 1, 2010-Dec 31, 2010 and Jan 1, 2011-Dec 31, 2011 by CountyCounty Rank Jan. 1-Dec. 31, 2010 Jan. 1-Dec. 31, 2011 Prevalence2011 Cases Rate Cases Rate Cases Rate1.Hampton 5 23.7 8 38.4 112 537.42.Bamberg . . 6 37.6 111 694.83.Orangeburg 41 44.3 33 35.9 520 565.84.Richland 141 36.7 131 33.7 3030 778.75.Darlington 15 21.8 23 33.7 234 342.6 * Cells with 3 or fewer cases or deaths are set to missing (.). ** Case per 100,000 population based on census estimates Prevalence is the number of people living with AIDs as of December 31st, 2011 Full Report (pg 16) http://www.scdhec.gov/health/disease/sts/docs/SurveillanceReport_2011.pdf
  • 8. Know your status & Get Involved! http://youtu.be/xbnFwUMU4vM Dr. Bambi W. Gaddist