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HIV/AIDS and Latinos

N TIONAL HIV TESTING DAY TOO FEW PEOPLE ARE GETTING TESTED FOR HIV In 2009, Latino men accounted for 79% of new infections 1N6 Just over half among all Latinos. Number of of U.S. adults, ages 18-64, report having been tested for HIV, Hispanics that report not getting tested because they are worried about confidentiality. The estimated rate of new HIV infection among Hispanics/Latinos represented The estimated rate Hispanic/Latina women was four and a half times 16% of the population of new HIV infection among Hispanic/Latino men was two and a half times that that of white women. of white men. 20% At some point in their life, Estimated number but accounted for an 1 IN 36 of people living with HIV/AIDS don't know they are infected. estimated 20% of new Latino men will be diagnosed with HIV. infections in 2009. So will 1 IN 106 Latina i 62% women. Percentage of Hispanics that say they want more information about where to go to get tested. ...AND IT'S ESPECIALLY IMPORTANT FOR LATINOS Source: 2011 Survey of Americans on HIV/AIDS. The Kaiser Family Foundation. June 2011. Source: CDC Fact Sheet - HIV among Latinos. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. November 2011.

HIV/AIDS and Latinos

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In recognition of National HIV Testing Day, this infographic highlights the impact HIV/AIDS has on the Latino community and the importance of testing. CDC reports that 62 percent of Hispanics say that...






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