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 15,074 duplicated clients in Connecticut.

Number of Duplicated Clients Served, by HIV Status, 2008

Number of Duplicated Clients Served, by HIV Status, 2008
HIV Status Number Percentage
HIV Positive 10,358 69
HIV Negative 1,825 12
HIV Status Unknown 2,891 19
Total 15,074

Client Gender, by HIV Status5*

Client Gender, by HIV Status5*
Gender HIV Positive HIV Affected Total
(N) (%) (N) (%) (N) (%)
Male 6,131 60 1,991 42 8,122 54
Female 4,077 40 2,723 58 6,800 45
Transgender 66 1 ** ** 66 <1
Total 10,274 4,714 14,988

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

*Gender was unknown or unreported for 84 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) 1,973 22 1,025 30 2,998 25
African American (not Hispanic) 4,012 45 1,980 58 5,992 49
Hispanic 2,689 30 378 11 3,067 25
Asian ** ** ** ** 0 0
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander 0 0 ** ** 0 0
American Indian/Alaska Native 67 1 ** ** 67 1
Multi-racial 83 1 23 1 106 1
Total 8,824 3,406 12,230

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

*Race was unknown or unreported for 465 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 53 1 11 1 64 1
2 - 12 years 13 <1 120 6 133 1
13 - 24 years 251 2 427 22 678 6
25 - 44 years 3,819 37 740 38 4,559 37
45 - 64 years 5,887 57 593 31 6,480 53
65 years and older 251 2 49 3 300 2
Total 10,274 1,940 12,214

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

*Age was unknown or unreported for 2,860 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, 3,055 (20%) of the clients served had household incomes equal to or below the Federal Poverty Level (FPL). An additional 936 (6%) 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 603 7
Medicaid 4,491 52
Medicare 840 10
Other Public 530 6
Other Insurance 857 10
No Insurance 1,367 16
Total 8,688

*Insurance status was unknown or unreported for 1,670 clients.

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

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