2008 State Profiles U.S. Department of Health and Human Services: Health Resources and Services Administration Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program
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In 2007, Ryan White programs served 2,230 duplicated clients in Arkansas.

Number of Duplicated Clients Served, by HIV Status, 2007

Number of Duplicated Clients Served, by HIV Status, 2007
HIV Status Number Percentage
HIV Positive 2,101 94
HIV Negative 129 6
HIV Status Unknown 0 0
Total 2,230

Client Gender, by HIV Status5

Client Gender, by HIV Status5
Gender HIV Positive HIV Affected Total
(N) (%) (N) (%) (N) (%)
Male 1,547 74 67 52 1,614 73
Female 549 26 62 48 611 27
Transgender ** ** 0 0 0 0
Total 2,096 129 2,225

^An affected client is a family member or partner of an infected client who received case management or other supportive services during the calendar year and is reported as HIV negative or HIV status unknown.

**Fewer than 10 clients reported. For confidentiality, cells with ‹10 clients are not included in the column, row, and percentage. For charting purposes, a fictitious value of 9 has been assigned.

Client Race/Ethnicity, by HIV Status5*

Client Race/Ethnicity, by HIV Status5*
Race HIV Positive HIV Affected Total
(N) (%) (N) (%) (N) (%)
White (not Hispanic) 947 45 23 19 970 44
African American (not Hispanic) 1,008 48 100 81 1,108 50
Hispanic 98 5 ** ** 98 4
Asian ** ** 0 0 0 0
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander 11 1 0 0 11 <1
American Indian/Alaska Native ** ** 0 0 0 0
Multi-racial 22 1 ** ** 22 1
Total 2,086 123 2,209

*Race was unknown or unreported for 6 clients.

^An affected client is a family member or partner of an infected client who received case management or other supportive services during the calendar year and is reported as HIV negative or HIV status unknown.

**Fewer than 10 clients reported. For confidentiality, cells with ‹10 clients are not included in the column, row, and percentage. For charting purposes, a fictitious value of 9 has been assigned.

Client Age, by HIV Status5

Client Age, by HIV Status5
Age HIV Positive HIV Affected Total
(N) (%) (N) (%) (N) (%)
Under 2 years ** ** 0 0 0 0
2 - 12 years 10 <1 45 38 55 2
13 - 24 years 108 5 56 48 164 7
25 - 44 years 1,205 57 16 14 1,221 55
45 - 64 years 753 36 ** ** 753 34
65 years and older 21 1 ** ** 21 1
Total 2,097 117 2,214

NOTE: Percentages may not sum to 100 percent due to rounding.

^An affected client is a family member or partner of an infected client who received case management or other supportive services during the calendar year and is reported as HIV negative or HIV status unknown.

**Fewer than 10 clients reported. For confidentiality, cells with ‹10 clients are not included in the column, row, and percentage. For charting purposes, a fictitious value of 9 has been assigned.

Household Income of Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program Clients, 20085

In 2007, 1,622 (73%) of the clients served had household incomes equal to or below the Federal Poverty Level (FPL). An additional 473 (21%) were between 101% and 200% of the FPL.

Insurance Status of HIV-Positive Clients, 20075*

Insurance Status of HIV-Positive Clients, 20075*
INSURANCE STATUS Number Percent
Private Insurance 175 8
Medicaid 354 17
Medicare 371 18
Other Public 23 1
Other Insurance ** **
No Insurance 1,171 56
Total 2,094

*Insurance status was unknown or unreported for 1 clients.

**Fewer than 10 clients reported. For confidentiality, cells with ‹10 clients are not included in the column, row, and percentage. For charting purposes, a fictitious value of 9 has been assigned.

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