2009 State Profiles U.S. Department of Health and Human Services: Health Resources and Services Administration Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program
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Arkansas

In 2008, Ryan White programs served 2,907 duplicated clients in Arkansas.

Number of Duplicated Clients Served, by HIV Status, 2008

Number of Duplicated Clients Served, by HIV Status, 2008
HIV Status Number Percentage
HIV Positive 2,792 96
HIV Negative 115 4
HIV Status Unknown 0 0
Total 2,907

Client Gender, by HIV Status5

Client Gender, by HIV Status5
Gender HIV Positive HIV Affected Total
(N) (%) (N) (%) (N) (%)
Male 2,075 74 60 52 2,135 74
Female 713 26 55 48 768 26
Transgender ** ** 0 0 0 0
Total 2,788 115 2,903

^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) 1,295 48 ** ** 1,295 46
African American (not Hispanic) 1,318 48 103 100 1,421 50
Hispanic 74 3 0 0 74 3
Asian ** ** 0 0 0 0
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander 0 0 0 0 0 0
American Indian/Alaska Native 13 <1 0 0 13 <1
Multi-racial 25 1 ** ** 25 1
Total 2,725 103 2,828

*Race was unknown or unreported for 10 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 ** ** ** ** 0 0
2 - 12 years 10 <1 34 31 44 2
13 - 24 years 157 6 45 41 202 7
25 - 44 years 1,531 55 17 15 1,548 53
45 - 64 years 1,057 38 14 13 1,071 37
65 years and older 34 1 ** ** 34 1
Total 2,789 110 2,899

^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 2008, 1,970 (68%) of the clients served had household incomes equal to or below the Federal Poverty Level (FPL). An additional 592 (20%) were between 101% and 200% of the FPL.

Insurance Status of HIV-Positive Clients, 20085

Insurance Status of HIV-Positive Clients, 20085
INSURANCE STATUS Number Percent
Private Insurance 304 11
Medicaid 460 17
Medicare 501 18
Other Public 31 1
Other Insurance ** **
No Insurance 1,490 53
Total 2,786

**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.

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