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 11,554 duplicated clients in South Carolina.

Number of Duplicated Clients Served, by HIV Status, 2007

Number of Duplicated Clients Served, by HIV Status, 2007
HIV Status Number Percentage
HIV Positive 11,170 97
HIV Negative 173 1
HIV Status Unknown 211 2
Total 11,554

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 6,853 61 129 34 6,982 60
Female 4,282 38 254 66 4,536 39
Transgender 35 <1 ** ** 35 <1
Total 11,170 383 11,553

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.

**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) 2,531 23 62 17 2,593 23
African American (not Hispanic) 8,168 73 299 83 8,467 74
Hispanic 348 3 ** ** 348 3
Asian 22 <1 ** ** 22 <1
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander ** ** 0 0 0 0
American Indian/Alaska Native 19 <1 ** ** 19 <1
Multi-racial 69 1 ** ** 69 1
Total 11,157 361 11,518

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

*Race was unknown or unreported for 20 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 172 2 38 10 210 2
2 - 12 years 140 1 49 13 189 2
13 - 24 years 869 8 42 11 911 8
25 - 44 years 5,705 51 149 39 5,854 51
45 - 64 years 4,148 37 96 25 4,244 37
65 years and older 136 1 10 3 146 1
Total 11,170 384 11,554

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.

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

In 2007, 8,222 (71%) of the clients served had household incomes equal to or below the Federal Poverty Level (FPL). An additional 1,448 (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 1,539 14
Medicaid 2,873 27
Medicare 1,291 12
Other Public 90 1
Other Insurance 107 1
No Insurance 4,931 46
Total 10,831

*Insurance status was unknown or unreported for 339 clients.

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

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