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North CarolinaPopulation Data

Estimated population of North Carolina: 9,247,1341

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) 14
Percentage living below 200% of Federal Poverty Level 35
Percentage living below 300% of Federal Poverty Level 54

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 65
Medicaid 14
Medicare 15
Military Health 6
Uninsured 15

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

North CarolinaHIV/AIDS Epidemic4

North Carolina

Estimated Cumulative Reported AIDS Cases: 19,539

Estimated Number of People Living with AIDS at the end of 2008: 9,018

Reported HIV Infection and AIDS Cases, 2000-2008
Year HIV Cases AIDS Cases Estimated HIV Infection
(including AIDS)*
2000 1,011 674 --
2001 1,046 916 --
2002 1,118 1,045 --
2003 1,315 1,077 --
2004 1,099 1,118 --
2005 1,140 916 --
2006 1,615 1,243 --
2007 1,746 1,024 --
2008 -- -- 2,276

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.

North CarolinaProgram 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 North Carolina Grantees, FY 2009

Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program Funding Received by North Carolina Grantees
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Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program Funding Received by North Carolina Grantees, FY 2009
Program Fiscal Year 2008
EMAs/TGAs: Part A $4,957,547
States and Territories: Part B $11,144,785
ADAP (Part B) and ADAP Supplemental $23,920,644
Emerging Communities: Part B $247,519
Early Intervention: Part C $5,586,136
Capacity Building: Part C $0
Women, Infants, Youth, Families: Part D $2,916,737
Oral Health Programs: Part F $43,373
AETC: Part F $0
MAI Part A $406,274
MAI Part B $0
MAI AETCs^ $0
SPNS: Part F $1,194,708
Total $50,417,723

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.

North CarolinaProvider Characteristics

In North Carolina, 54 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 23
Part B 27
Part C 16
Part D 6

Note: 14 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 11 20
Community & Mental Health Centers 9 17
Community-Based Organizations 19 35
Health Departments 8 15
Other 7 13
Total Number 54

North CarolinaClient Characteristics

In 2008, Ryan White programs served 19,437 duplicated clients in North Carolina.

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 18,541 95
HIV Negative 829 4
HIV Status Unknown 67 <1
Total 19,437

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

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 11,868 64 495 55 12,363 64
Female 6,580 35 401 45 6,981 36
Transgender 92 <1 0 0 92 <1
Total 18,540 896 19,436

*Gender was unknown or unreported for 1 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) 4,608 26 314 40 4,922 26
African American (not Hispanic) 11,585 65 311 39 11,896 63
Hispanic 1,315 7 168 21 1,483 8
Asian 51 <1 ** ** 51 <1
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander 0 0 ** ** 0 0
American Indian/Alaska Native 163 1 ** ** 163 1
Multi-racial 222 1 ** ** 222 1
Total 17,944 793 18,737

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

*Race was unknown or unreported for 179 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 70 <1 143 16 213 1
2 - 12 years 106 1 65 7 171 1
13 - 24 years 1,012 5 217 24 1,229 6
25 - 44 years 8,686 47 297 33 8,983 46
45 - 64 years 8,300 45 165 19 8,465 44
65 years and older 367 2 ** ** 367 2
Total 18,541 887 19,428

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

^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, 12,098 (62%) of the clients served had household incomes equal to or below the Federal Poverty Level (FPL). An additional 3,860 (20%) 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 2,008 11
Medicaid 4,387 24
Medicare 2,818 16
Other Public 295 2
Other Insurance 420 2
No Insurance 8,228 45
Total 18,156

*Insurance status was unknown or unreported for 385 clients.

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

North CarolinaServices 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 17,203
Substance abuse 2,715
Oral health 2,721
Ambulatory/outpatient medical care 51,903
Mental health 3,267

*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 39
Oral health care 30
Early intervention (Parts A & B) 2
Home health care 2
Home/community-based services 2
Mental health services 26
Medical case management 24
Substance abuse: outpatient 18
   
Support Services Number of Funded Organizations
Case management (nonmedical) 19
Child care services 4
Pediatric assessment/early intervention 1
Emergency financial assistance 14
Food bank/home-delivered meals 16
Health education/risk reduction 19
Housing services 9
Legal services 6
Linguistics services 11
Medical transportation services 26
Outreach services 7
Permanency planning 1
Psychosocial support services 16
Referral for health care/support services 20
Rehabilitation services 1
Respite care 0
Residential substance abuse services 4
Treatment adherence counseling 17

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

North CarolinaAIDS Drug Assistance Program

In 2008, ADAP served 6,603 clients in North Carolina.

**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 4,616 70
Female 1,987 30
Transgender 0 0
Total 6,603

ADAP Clients, by Race/Ethnicity5

ADAP Clients, by Race/Ethnicity
ADAP Clients, by Race/Ethnicity5
Race Number* Percentage
White (not Hispanic) 2,031 31
African American (not Hispanic) 3,837 59
Hispanic 520 8
Asian 42 1
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander 0 0
American Indian/Alaska Native 44 1
Multiracial 47 1
Total 6,521

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

*Race was unknown or unreported for 82 clients.

ADAP Clients, by Age5

ADAP Clients, by Age
ADAP Clients, by Age5
Age Number Percentage
Under 2 years 0 0
2 - 12 years ** **
13 - 24 years 258 4
25 - 44 years 3,462 52
45 - 64 years 2,743 42
65 years and older 136 2
Total 6,599

**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.