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 4,820 duplicated clients in Mississippi.

Number of Duplicated Clients Served, by HIV Status, 2007

Number of Duplicated Clients Served, by HIV Status, 2007
HIV Status Number Percentage
HIV Positive 4,703 98
HIV Negative 117 2
HIV Status Unknown 0 0
Total 4,820

Client Gender, by HIV Status5

Client Gender, by HIV Status5
Gender HIV Positive HIV Affected Total
(N) (%) (N) (%) (N) (%)
Male 2,909 62 50 43 2,959 61
Female 1,779 38 67 57 1,846 38
Transgender 15 <1 0 0 15 <1
Total 4,703 117 4,820

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.

Client Race/Ethnicity, by HIV Status5*

Client Race/Ethnicity, by HIV Status5*
Race HIV Positive HIV Affected Total
(N) (%) (N) (%) (N) (%)
White (not Hispanic) 866 19 20 19 886 19
African American (not Hispanic) 3,736 80 85 81 3,821 80
Hispanic 52 1 ** ** 52 1
Asian ** ** 0 0 0 0
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander 0 0 0 0 0 0
American Indian/Alaska Native ** ** 0 0 0 0
Multi-racial 12 <1 ** ** 12 <1
Total 4,666 105 4,771

*Race was unknown or unreported for 22 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 137 3 0 0 137 3
2 - 12 years 34 1 77 71 111 2
13 - 24 years 281 6 19 17 300 6
25 - 44 years 2,641 56 13 12 2,654 55
45 - 64 years 1,531 33 ** ** 1,531 32
65 years and older 78 2 ** ** 78 2
Total 4,702 109 4,811

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

*Age was unknown or unreported for 1 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, 3,687 (76%) of the clients served had household incomes equal to or below the Federal Poverty Level (FPL). An additional 624 (13%) 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 295 6
Medicaid 1,013 22
Medicare 527 11
Other Public 37 1
Other Insurance 25 1
No Insurance 2,738 59
Total 4,635

*Insurance status was unknown or unreported for 68 clients.

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

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