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 144,521 duplicated clients in New York.

Number of Duplicated Clients Served, by HIV Status, 2008

Number of Duplicated Clients Served, by HIV Status, 2008
HIV Status Number Percentage
HIV Positive 126,433 87
HIV Negative 5,676 4
HIV Status Unknown 12,412 9
Total 144,521

Client Gender, by HIV Status5*

Client Gender, by HIV Status5*
Gender HIV Positive HIV Affected Total
(N) (%) (N) (%) (N) (%)
Male 81,300 64 6,581 36 87,881 61
Female 44,066 35 11,368 63 55,434 38
Transgender 1,052 1 128 1 1,180 1
Total 126,418 18,077 144,495

*Gender was unknown or unreported for 26 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) 19,726 20 1,274 10 21,000 19
African American (not Hispanic) 59,749 62 9,185 72 68,934 63
Hispanic 14,733 15 1,747 14 16,480 15
Asian 1,179 1 467 4 1,646 2
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander 0 0 23 <1 23 <1
American Indian/Alaska Native 335 <1 52 <1 387 <1
Multi-racial 1,130 1 92 1 1,222 1
Total 96,852 12,840 109,692

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

*Race was unknown or unreported for 3,015 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 578 <1 259 1 837 1
2 - 12 years 659 1 1,349 7 2,008 1
13 - 24 years 5,420 4 3,980 22 9,400 7
25 - 44 years 51,186 41 8,104 45 59,290 41
45 - 64 years 64,645 51 4,116 23 68,761 48
65 years and older 3,876 3 238 1 4,114 3
Total 126,364 18,046 144,410

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

*Age was unknown or unreported for 111 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, 68,559 (47%) of the clients served had household incomes equal to or below the Federal Poverty Level (FPL). An additional 14,696 (10%) 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 11,223 9
Medicaid 68,786 58
Medicare 5,761 5
Other Public 11,391 10
Other Insurance 2,034 2
No Insurance 19,806 17
Total 119,001

*Insurance status was unknown or unreported for 7,432 clients.

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

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