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 19,691 duplicated clients in Massachusetts.

Number of Duplicated Clients Served, by HIV Status, 2007

Number of Duplicated Clients Served, by HIV Status, 2007
HIV Status Number Percentage
HIV Positive 19,281 98
HIV Negative 363 2
HIV Status Unknown 47 <1
Total 19,691

Client Gender, by HIV Status5*

Client Gender, by HIV Status5*
Gender HIV Positive HIV Affected Total
(N) (%) (N) (%) (N) (%)
Male 12,740 66 216 54 12,956 66
Female 6,446 33 184 46 6,630 34
Transgender 77 <1 0 0 77 <1
Total 19,263 400 19,663

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

*Gender was unknown or unreported for 28 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) 7,591 40 61 16 7,652 39
African American (not Hispanic) 5,528 29 225 59 5,753 30
Hispanic 5,294 28 97 25 5,391 28
Asian 156 1 ** ** 156 1
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander 20 <1 ** ** 20 <1
American Indian/Alaska Native 112 1 ** ** 112 1
Multi-racial 363 2 ** ** 363 2
Total 19,064 383 19,447

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

*Race was unknown or unreported for 235 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 90 <1 35 9 125 1
2 - 12 years 113 1 100 26 213 1
13 - 24 years 1,219 6 148 38 1,367 7
25 - 44 years 8,381 43 62 16 8,443 43
45 - 64 years 9,134 47 47 12 9,181 47
65 years and older 344 2 ** ** 344 2
Total 19,281 392 19,673

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

*Age was unknown or unreported for 10 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.

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

In 2007, 11,630 (59%) of the clients served had household incomes equal to or below the Federal Poverty Level (FPL). An additional 3,077 (16%) 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 2,528 14
Medicaid 10,294 57
Medicare 2,897 16
Other Public 877 5
Other Insurance 370 2
No Insurance 1,061 6
Total 18,027

*Insurance status was unknown or unreported for 1,254 clients.

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

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