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 13,764 duplicated clients in Puerto Rico.

Number of Duplicated Clients Served, by HIV Status, 2007

Number of Duplicated Clients Served, by HIV Status, 2007
HIV Status Number Percentage
HIV Positive 11,270 82
HIV Negative 2,147 16
HIV Status Unknown 347 3
Total 13,764

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

Client Gender, by HIV Status5*

Client Gender, by HIV Status5*
Gender HIV Positive HIV Affected Total
(N) (%) (N) (%) (N) (%)
Male 7,035 63 1,274 51 8,309 60
Female 4,217 37 1,219 49 5,436 40
Transgender ** ** ** ** 0 0
Total 11,252 2,493 13,745

*Gender was unknown or unreported for 9 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 Race/Ethnicity, by HIV Status5*

Client Race/Ethnicity, by HIV Status5*
Race HIV Positive HIV Affected Total
(N) (%) (N) (%) (N) (%)
White (not Hispanic) 57 1 14 1 71 1
African American (not Hispanic) ** ** 0 0 0 0
Hispanic 10,225 92 1,795 73 12,020 89
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 778 7 666 27 1,444 11
Total 11,060 2,475 13,535

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

*Race was unknown or unreported for 215 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 116 1 ** ** 116 1
2 - 12 years 196 2 353 14 549 4
13 - 24 years 737 7 215 9 952 7
25 - 44 years 4,733 42 1,029 42 5,762 42
45 - 64 years 5,064 45 797 33 5,861 43
65 years and older 412 4 46 2 458 3
Total 11,258 2,440 13,698

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

*Age was unknown or unreported for 62 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, 10,756 (78%) of the clients served had household incomes equal to or below the Federal Poverty Level (FPL). An additional 1,558 (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 951 9
Medicaid 4,117 38
Medicare 560 5
Other Public 4,640 43
Other Insurance 235 2
No Insurance 301 3
Total 10,804

*Insurance status was unknown or unreported for 466 clients.

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

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