HIV Infection Rate In NYC Triples The National Average

August 28, 2008

New data released by the New York City Health Department has revealed that the HIV infection rate in New York City is triple that of the national average.<br /> ...New York (ChattahBox) – New data released by the New York City Health Department has revealed that the HIV infection rate in New York City is triple that of the national average.

The data put out by the NYC Health Department has revealed that in the city alone, 72 out of every 100,000 people were infected with HIV in 2006.

When you compare this to the national average, which is at 23 out of every 100,000 people, you realize the huge difference.

The HIV infection rate in NYC is triple that of the national average, with 4,800 new HIV infections in 2006 in NYC alone.

Over 75% of the new HIV infections in New York City were of men.

Breaking it down by gender, you see that 117 out of every 100,000 men were infected with HIV in NYC, compared to the national average of 34 per 100,000.

For women it NYC the rate was at 33 out of every 100,000 women, compared to 12 per 100,000 nationally.

The new data is thanks to new tools provided by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to better track HIV infections.


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