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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In 2008, Ryan White programs served 115,334 duplicated clients in California.

Number of Duplicated Clients Served, by HIV Status, 2008

Number of Duplicated Clients Served, by HIV Status, 2008
HIV Status Number Percentage
HIV Positive 97,740 85
HIV Negative 5,059 4
HIV Status Unknown 12,535 11
Total 115,334

Client Gender, by HIV Status5*

Client Gender, by HIV Status5*
Gender HIV Positive HIV Affected Total
(N) (%) (N) (%) (N) (%)
Male 78,035 80 12,007 70 90,042 78
Female 17,582 18 5,206 30 22,788 20
Transgender 1,930 2 17 <1 1,947 2
Total 97,547 17,230 114,777

*Gender was unknown or unreported for 557 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) 32,992 40 6,422 39 39,414 40
African American (not Hispanic) 20,346 24 2,918 18 23,264 23
Hispanic 21,168 25 6,165 37 27,333 27
Asian 3,814 5 495 3 4,309 4
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander 0 0 225 1 225 <1
American Indian/Alaska Native 3,125 4 146 1 3,271 3
Multi-racial 1,799 2 146 1 1,945 2
Total 83,244 16,517 99,761

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

*Race was unknown or unreported for 3,548 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 211 <1 123 1 334 <1
2 - 12 years 316 <1 794 5 1,110 1
13 - 24 years 3,142 3 5,303 31 8,445 7
25 - 44 years 45,678 47 7,664 44 53,342 46
45 - 64 years 45,847 47 2,886 17 48,733 42
65 years and older 2,339 2 458 3 2,797 2
Total 97,533 17,228 114,761

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

*Age was unknown or unreported for 573 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 2008, 47,824 (41%) of the clients served had household incomes equal to or below the Federal Poverty Level (FPL). An additional 26,356 (23%) 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 8,556 10
Medicaid 24,926 28
Medicare 10,568 12
Other Public 10,929 12
Other Insurance 2,819 3
No Insurance 31,045 35
Total 88,843

*Insurance status was unknown or unreported for 8,897 clients.

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

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