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 881,583 duplicated clients in The United States.

Number of Duplicated Clients Served, by HIV Status, 2007

Number of Duplicated Clients Served, by HIV Status, 2007
HIV Status Number Percentage
HIV Positive 794,325 90
HIV Negative 40,058 5
HIV Status Unknown 47,200 5
Total 881,583

Client Gender, by HIV Status5*

Client Gender, by HIV Status5*
Gender HIV Positive HIV Affected Total
(N) (%) (N) (%) (N) (%)
Male 538,816 68 42,551 51 581,367 66
Female 247,041 31 40,265 49 287,306 33
Transgender 5,524 1 178 <1 5,702 1
Total 791,381 82,994 874,375

*Gender was unknown or unreported for 7,208 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.

Client Race/Ethnicity, by HIV Status5*

Client Race/Ethnicity, by HIV Status5*
Race HIV Positive HIV Affected Total
(N) (%) (N) (%) (N) (%)
White (not Hispanic) 224,645 29 14,632 18 239,277 28
African American (not Hispanic) 368,599 48 44,663 56 413,262 48
Hispanic 158,447 20 17,126 22 175,573 21
Asian 6,001 1 882 1 6,883 1
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander 1,384 <1 172 <1 1,556 <1
American Indian/Alaska Native 4,301 1 293 <1 4,594 1
Multi-racial 12,352 2 1,496 2 13,848 2
Total 775,729 79,264 854,993

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

*Race was unknown or unreported for 26,590 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.

Client Age, by HIV Status5*

Client Age, by HIV Status5*
Age HIV Positive HIV Affected Total
(N) (%) (N) (%) (N) (%)
Under 2 years 5,788 1 2,027 2 7,815 1
2 - 12 years 5,971 1 9,996 12 15,967 2
13 - 24 years 35,947 5 24,218 30 60,165 7
25 - 44 years 374,993 47 31,353 38 406,346 47
45 - 64 years 349,632 44 12,721 16 362,353 42
65 years and older 18,505 2 1,311 2 19,816 2
Total 790,836 81,626 872,462

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

*Age was unknown or unreported for 9,121 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, 497,317 (56%) of the clients served had household incomes equal to or below the Federal Poverty Level (FPL). An additional 142,917 (16%) 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 81,527 11
Medicaid 239,119 33
Medicare 91,141 13
Other Public 55,332 8
Other Insurance 17,388 2
No Insurance 233,385 33
Total 717,892

*Insurance status was unknown or unreported for 76,433 clients.

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

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