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 20,324 duplicated clients in Massachusetts.

Number of Duplicated Clients Served, by HIV Status, 2008

Number of Duplicated Clients Served, by HIV Status, 2008
HIV Status Number Percentage
HIV Positive 19,875 98
HIV Negative 399 2
HIV Status Unknown 50 <1
Total 20,324

Client Gender, by HIV Status5*

Client Gender, by HIV Status5*
Gender HIV Positive HIV Affected Total
(N) (%) (N) (%) (N) (%)
Male 13,110 66 203 47 13,313 66
Female 6,606 33 228 53 6,834 34
Transgender 110 1 0 0 110 1
Total 19,826 431 20,257

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

*Gender was unknown or unreported for 67 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) 7,694 47 60 17 7,754 46
African American (not Hispanic) 5,700 35 259 74 5,959 35
Hispanic 2,474 15 19 5 2,493 15
Asian 171 1 ** ** 171 1
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander 0 0 0 0 0 0
American Indian/Alaska Native 107 1 ** ** 107 1
Multi-racial 291 2 11 3 302 2
Total 16,437 349 16,786

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

*Race was unknown or unreported for 378 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 114 1 37 9 151 1
2 - 12 years 120 1 96 22 216 1
13 - 24 years 836 4 112 26 948 5
25 - 44 years 7,942 40 77 18 8,019 40
45 - 64 years 10,391 52 106 25 10,497 52
65 years and older 416 2 ** ** 416 2
Total 19,819 428 20,247

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

*Age was unknown or unreported for 72 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.

Household Income of Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program Clients, 20085

In 2008, 11,561 (57%) of the clients served had household incomes equal to or below the Federal Poverty Level (FPL). An additional 3,502 (17%) 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 2,882 15
Medicaid 10,751 57
Medicare 2,997 16
Other Public 809 4
Other Insurance 260 1
No Insurance 1,137 6
Total 18,836

*Insurance status was unknown or unreported for 1,039 clients.

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

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