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In 2008, Ryan White programs served 16,203 duplicated clients in The District of Columbia.

Number of Duplicated Clients Served, by HIV Status, 2008

Number of Duplicated Clients Served, by HIV Status, 2008
HIV Status Number Percentage
HIV Positive 14,793 91
HIV Negative 1,297 8
HIV Status Unknown 113 1
Total 16,203

Client Gender, by HIV Status5*

Client Gender, by HIV Status5*
Gender HIV Positive HIV Affected Total
(N) (%) (N) (%) (N) (%)
Male 8,507 58 580 43 9,087 56
Female 6,017 41 764 57 6,781 42
Transgender 247 2 0 0 247 2
Total 14,771 1,344 16,115

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

*Gender was unknown or unreported for 88 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) 827 6 37 3 864 6
African American (not Hispanic) 12,697 89 1,317 96 14,014 90
Hispanic 435 3 14 1 449 3
Asian 51 <1 ** ** 51 <1
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander 0 0 0 0 0 0
American Indian/Alaska Native 12 <1 0 0 12 <1
Multi-racial 252 2 ** ** 252 2
Total 14,274 1,368 15,642

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

*Race was unknown or unreported for 184 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 235 2 58 4 293 2
2 - 12 years 310 2 363 26 673 4
13 - 24 years 1,533 10 407 29 1,940 12
25 - 44 years 6,305 43 403 29 6,708 41
45 - 64 years 6,096 41 128 9 6,224 38
65 years and older 308 2 42 3 350 2
Total 14,787 1,401 16,188

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

*Age was unknown or unreported for 15 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, 6,036 (37%) of the clients served had household incomes equal to or below the Federal Poverty Level (FPL). An additional 2,646 (16%) 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 1,269 10
Medicaid 5,764 47
Medicare 1,116 9
Other Public 2,497 20
Other Insurance 103 1
No Insurance 1,434 12
Total 12,183

*Insurance status was unknown or unreported for 2,610 clients.

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

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