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 4,907 duplicated clients in Mississippi.

Number of Duplicated Clients Served, by HIV Status, 2008

Number of Duplicated Clients Served, by HIV Status, 2008
HIV Status Number Percentage
HIV Positive 4,799 98
HIV Negative 108 2
HIV Status Unknown 0 0
Total 4,907

Client Gender, by HIV Status5

Client Gender, by HIV Status5
Gender HIV Positive HIV Affected Total
(N) (%) (N) (%) (N) (%)
Male 2,987 62 50 46 3,037 62
Female 1,802 38 58 54 1,860 38
Transgender 10 <1 0 0 10 <1
Total 4,799 108 4,907

^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) 899 19 16 16 915 19
African American (not Hispanic) 3,815 80 83 84 3,898 80
Hispanic 38 1 ** ** 38 1
Asian ** ** 0 0 0 0
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander 0 0 0 0 0 0
American Indian/Alaska Native ** ** 0 0 0 0
Multi-racial 13 <1 ** ** 13 <1
Total 4,765 99 4,864

*Race 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.

**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 41 1 62 61 103 2
2 - 12 years 28 1 14 14 42 1
13 - 24 years 315 7 13 13 328 7
25 - 44 years 2,678 56 13 13 2,691 55
45 - 64 years 1,646 34 ** ** 1,646 34
65 years and older 85 2 ** ** 85 2
Total 4,793 102 4,895

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

*Age was unknown or unreported for 6 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, 3,034 (62%) of the clients served had household incomes equal to or below the Federal Poverty Level (FPL). An additional 1,093 (22%) 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 340 7
Medicaid 955 20
Medicare 581 12
Other Public 40 1
Other Insurance 70 1
No Insurance 2,794 58
Total 4,780

*Insurance status was unknown or unreported for 19 clients.

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

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