In 2003 Latinos made up 14% of the U.S. population yet made up a disproportionate 20% of the AIDS population.
The white, non-Hispanic population made up 69% of the U.S. population, yet they made up only 28% of the AIDS population.
The African American population made up 13% of the U.S. population, yet the made up a huge 49% of the AIDS population.
In 2003 alone, Latinos made up 15% of the HIV/AIDS cases diagnosed that year.
In 2003, Latinos with AIDS reached 80,623 people.
The AIDS rate for Latinos is 3.7 times higher than that of white people.
AIDS was the 6th leading cause of death for Latinos and whites, ages 25-34.
Latinas accounted for 16% of all new cases in the female population.
White women accounted for 15% of all new cases in the female population.
African American women accounted for 67% of all new cases in the female population.
Latino teens, ages 13-19, make up 16% of the U.S. teen population; they make up 20% of all new cases among teens.
The number of Latinos estimated living with AIDS in ＃
New York = 20,419
California = 15,387
Puerto Rico = 9,780
Florida = 7,472
Texas = 7,153
New Jersey = 3,521
Pennsylvania = 2,125
Illinois = 2,119
Connecticut = 2,080
Massachusetts = 2,073
The top ten states account for 89% percent of all Latinos infected with AIDS.
Latinos born in the United States account for 43% of the Latino AIDS population.
Latinos born in Mexico account for 17% of the Latino AIDS population.
Latinos born in Puerto Rico account for 17% of the Latino AIDS population.
Sub-Saharan Africa 每 29.4 million infected
South and Southeast Asia 每 6 million infected
Latin America 每 1.5 Million infected
North America 每 980,000 infected
Eastern Europe/Central Asia 每 1.2 million infected
||||This site was created by Juan Espinoza in fulfillment of requirements for the course taught by Dr. Szkupinski Quiroga at Arizona State University, Spring 2005.|