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District of ColumbiaPopulation Data

Estimated population of The District of Columbia: 590,0741

Percentage of Population Living in Poverty2

Percentage of Population Living in Poverty
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Percentage of Population Living in Poverty2
Percentage living in poverty (below 100% of Federal Poverty Level) 17
Percentage living below 200% of Federal Poverty Level 33
Percentage living below 300% of Federal Poverty Level 45

Percentage of Population With Health Insurance3

Percentage of Population With Health Insurance
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Percentage of Population With Health Insurance3
Type of Health Insurance Percentage
Private 68
Medicaid 20
Medicare 12
Military Health 2
Uninsured 10

NOTE: People can be covered by more than one type of health insurance during the year.

District of ColumbiaHIV/AIDS Epidemic4

District of Columbia

Estimated Cumulative Reported AIDS Cases: 19,864

Estimated Number of People Living with AIDS at the end of 2008: 9,475

Reported HIV Infection and AIDS Cases, 2000-2008
Year HIV Cases AIDS Cases Estimated HIV Infection
(including AIDS)*
2000 0 873 --
2001 0 863 --
2002 0 926 --
2003 0 965 --
2004 0 991 --
2005 0 672 --
2006 0 820 --
2007 1,629 871 --
2008 -- -- **

The format of this table was changed in 2008 to account for the change in the presentation of data in CDC's HIV/AIDS Surveillance Report.

** Data not shown; data are available only in states that have had laws requiring confidential name-based reporting since 2005 or earlier.

District of ColumbiaProgram Grantees and Funding

Visit the HIV/AIDS Bureau’s Web site for a list of grantees by program.

Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program Funding Received by District of Columbia Grantees, FY 2009

Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program Funding Received by District of Columbia Grantees
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Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program Funding Received by District of Columbia Grantees, FY 2009
Program Fiscal Year 2008
EMAs/TGAs: Part A $27,089,644
States and Territories: Part B $4,411,353
ADAP (Part B) and ADAP Supplemental $14,429,241
Emerging Communities: Part B $0
Early Intervention: Part C $2,383,556
Capacity Building: Part C $0
Women, Infants, Youth, Families: Part D $1,387,672
Oral Health Programs: Part F $234,578
AETC: Part F $0
MAI Part A $2,212,565
MAI Part B $225,860
MAI AETCs^ $2,098,629
SPNS: Part F $110,994
Total $54,584,092

Notes: Oral Health includes the Dental Reimbursement Program and the Community Dental Partnership Grant Program. Minority AIDS Initiative funding from Parts C and D is included in Part C and D totals. States with no direct AIDS Education and Training Center (AETC) funding are covered by an AETC local performance site.

District of ColumbiaProvider Characteristics

In The District of Columbia, 35 service organizations received funding from one or more Ryan White programs to provide services in 2009

Organizations Receiving Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program Funding, by Part5

Organizations Receiving Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program Funding, by Part
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Organizations Receiving Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program Funding, by Part5
Program Number of Provider Organizations
Part A 26
Part B 22
Part C 6
Part D 4

Note: 17 provider organizations received funding from two or more Ryan White programs.

Organizations Providing Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program Services, by Type, 20085

Organizations Providing Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program Services, by Type, 2007
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Organizations Providing Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program Services, by Type, 20085
Types of Organizations Number Percentage
Hospitals 5 14
Community & Mental Health Centers 1 3
Community-Based Organizations 25 71
Health Departments 1 3
Other 3 9
Total Number 35

District of ColumbiaClient Characteristics

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, 2007
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 Status
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 Status
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

Age-by-HIV-Status
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, 2008
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.

District of ColumbiaServices Utilization

Number of Visits for Core Services5*

Number of Visits for Core Services
Number of Visits for Core Services5*
Type of Service Number of Visits
Medical case management 36,626
Substance abuse 5,702
Oral health 1,442
Ambulatory/outpatient medical care 41,270
Mental health 8,476

*Service agencies/organizations may receive Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program funding to provide multiple services to clients.

Number of Funded Organizations, by Service Provided5*
Core Services Number of Funded Organizations
Outpatient ambulatory/medical 12
Oral health care 6
Early intervention (Parts A & B) 5
Home health care 0
Home/community-based services 3
Mental health services 13
Medical case management 20
Substance abuse: outpatient 9
   
Support Services Number of Funded Organizations
Case management (nonmedical) 9
Child care services 2
Pediatric assessment/early intervention 0
Emergency financial assistance 6
Food bank/home-delivered meals 6
Health education/risk reduction 7
Housing services 5
Legal services 4
Linguistics services 2
Medical transportation services 4
Outreach services 2
Permanency planning 1
Psychosocial support services 9
Referral for health care/support services 6
Rehabilitation services 1
Respite care 1
Residential substance abuse services 3
Treatment adherence counseling 13

*Service agencies/organizations may receive Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program funding to provide multiple services to clients.

District of ColumbiaAIDS Drug Assistance Program

In 2008, ADAP served 2,090 clients in The District of Columbia.

**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.

ADAP Clients, by Gender5

ADAP Clients, by Gender
ADAP Clients, by Gender5*
Gender Number Percentage
Male 1,589 76
Female 462 22
Transgender 38 2
Total 2,089

*Gender was unknown or unreported for 0 clients.

ADAP Clients, by Race/Ethnicity5

ADAP Clients, by Race/Ethnicity
ADAP Clients, by Race/Ethnicity5
Race Number* Percentage
White (not Hispanic) 240 12
African American (not Hispanic) 1,666 81
Hispanic 135 7
Asian ** **
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander 0 0
American Indian/Alaska Native ** **
Multiracial 13 1
Total 2,054

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

*Race was unknown or unreported for 28 clients.

**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.

ADAP Clients, by Age5

ADAP Clients, by Age
ADAP Clients, by Age5
Age Number Percentage
Under 2 years ** **
2 - 12 years 17 1
13 - 24 years 157 8
25 - 44 years 987 47
45 - 64 years 885 42
65 years and older 42 2
Total 2,088

**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.