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 17,279 duplicated clients in The District of Columbia.

Number of Duplicated Clients Served, by HIV Status, 2007

Number of Duplicated Clients Served, by HIV Status, 2007
HIV Status Number Percentage
HIV Positive 14,268 83
HIV Negative 2,674 15
HIV Status Unknown 337 2
Total 17,279

Client Gender, by HIV Status5*

Client Gender, by HIV Status5*
Gender HIV Positive HIV Affected Total
(N) (%) (N) (%) (N) (%)
Male 8,591 60 1,076 38 9,667 56
Female 5,470 38 1,779 62 7,249 42
Transgender 204 1 13 <1 217 1
Total 14,265 2,868 17,133

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

*Gender was unknown or unreported for 146 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.

Client Race/Ethnicity, by HIV Status5*

Client Race/Ethnicity, by HIV Status5*
Race HIV Positive HIV Affected Total
(N) (%) (N) (%) (N) (%)
White (not Hispanic) 721 5 142 5 863 5
African American (not Hispanic) 12,319 87 2,595 92 14,914 88
Hispanic 802 6 89 3 891 5
Asian 35 <1 ** ** 35 <1
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander ** ** ** ** 0 0
American Indian/Alaska Native 14 <1 ** ** 14 <1
Multi-racial 219 2 ** ** 219 1
Total 14,110 2,826 16,936

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

*Race was unknown or unreported for 330 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 209 1 49 2 258 2
2 - 12 years 308 2 360 13 668 4
13 - 24 years 1,020 7 926 33 1,946 11
25 - 44 years 6,210 44 744 27 6,954 41
45 - 64 years 6,254 44 656 23 6,910 41
65 years and older 251 2 66 2 317 2
Total 14,252 2,801 17,053

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

*Age was unknown or unreported for 226 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.

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

In 2007, 9,772 (57%) of the clients served had household incomes equal to or below the Federal Poverty Level (FPL). An additional 1,979 (11%) 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 1,102 9
Medicaid 5,168 42
Medicare 1,831 15
Other Public 2,901 24
Other Insurance 40 <1
No Insurance 1,228 10
Total 12,270

*Insurance status was unknown or unreported for 1,998 clients.

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

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