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 16,417 duplicated clients in Tennessee.

Number of Duplicated Clients Served, by HIV Status, 2007

Number of Duplicated Clients Served, by HIV Status, 2007
HIV Status Number Percentage
HIV Positive 15,196 93
HIV Negative 813 5
HIV Status Unknown 408 2
Total 16,417

Client Gender, by HIV Status5*

Client Gender, by HIV Status5*
Gender HIV Positive HIV Affected Total
(N) (%) (N) (%) (N) (%)
Male 10,377 68 581 48 10,958 67
Female 4,767 31 635 52 5,402 33
Transgender 43 <1 ** ** 43 <1
Total 15,187 1,216 16,403

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

*Gender was unknown or unreported for 12 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) 5,713 38 190 17 5,903 36
African American (not Hispanic) 8,728 58 832 74 9,560 59
Hispanic 438 3 17 2 455 3
Asian 38 <1 ** ** 38 <1
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander ** ** ** ** 0 0
American Indian/Alaska Native 17 <1 ** ** 17 <1
Multi-racial 123 1 80 7 203 1
Total 15,057 1,119 16,176

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

*Race was unknown or unreported for 233 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 1 88 8 225 1
2 - 12 years 97 1 214 19 311 2
13 - 24 years 908 6 256 22 1,164 7
25 - 44 years 8,474 56 402 35 8,876 54
45 - 64 years 5,397 36 180 16 5,577 34
65 years and older 171 1 14 1 185 1
Total 15,184 1,154 16,338

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

*Age was unknown or unreported for 79 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, 9,487 (58%) of the clients served had household incomes equal to or below the Federal Poverty Level (FPL). An additional 2,146 (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 1,556 13
Medicaid 2,245 18
Medicare 1,695 14
Other Public 1,282 10
Other Insurance 210 2
No Insurance 5,294 43
Total 12,282

*Insurance status was unknown or unreported for 2,914 clients.

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

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