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 11,775 duplicated clients in Rhode Island.

Number of Duplicated Clients Served, by HIV Status, 2007

Number of Duplicated Clients Served, by HIV Status, 2007
HIV Status Number Percentage
HIV Positive 9,496 81
HIV Negative 1,626 14
HIV Status Unknown 653 6
Total 11,775

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 5,761 61 1,239 54 7,000 60
Female 3,668 39 1,037 46 4,705 40
Transgender 56 1 ** ** 56 <1
Total 9,485 2,276 11,761

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

*Gender was unknown or unreported for 11 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) 2,422 26 340 16 2,762 24
African American (not Hispanic) 4,670 51 1,185 55 5,855 51
Hispanic 1,843 20 533 25 2,376 21
Asian 64 1 ** ** 64 1
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander ** ** 0 0 0 0
American Indian/Alaska Native 34 <1 ** ** 34 <1
Multi-racial 196 2 83 4 279 2
Total 9,229 2,141 11,370

*Race was unknown or unreported for 387 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 53 1 46 2 99 1
2 - 12 years 99 1 479 21 578 5
13 - 24 years 441 5 602 26 1,043 9
25 - 44 years 4,120 43 519 23 4,639 39
45 - 64 years 4,562 48 489 21 5,051 43
65 years and older 212 2 144 6 356 3
Total 9,487 2,279 11,766

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

*Age 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.

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

In 2007, 8,399 (71%) of the clients served had household incomes equal to or below the Federal Poverty Level (FPL). An additional 1,341 (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 1,177 13
Medicaid 5,134 56
Medicare 1,278 14
Other Public 310 3
Other Insurance 147 2
No Insurance 1,195 13
Total 9,241

*Insurance status was unknown or unreported for 255 clients.

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

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