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 43,598 duplicated clients in Pennsylvania.

Number of Duplicated Clients Served, by HIV Status, 2008

Number of Duplicated Clients Served, by HIV Status, 2008
HIV Status Number Percentage
HIV Positive 40,641 93
HIV Negative 2,741 6
HIV Status Unknown 216 <1
Total 43,598

Client Gender, by HIV Status5*

Client Gender, by HIV Status5*
Gender HIV Positive HIV Affected Total
(N) (%) (N) (%) (N) (%)
Male 26,313 65 1,430 49 27,743 64
Female 13,872 34 1,515 51 15,387 35
Transgender 405 1 ** ** 405 1
Total 40,590 2,945 43,535

*Gender was unknown or unreported for 61 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 Race/Ethnicity, by HIV Status5*

Client Race/Ethnicity, by HIV Status5*
Race HIV Positive HIV Affected Total
(N) (%) (N) (%) (N) (%)
White (not Hispanic) 7,823 26 474 28 8,297 26
African American (not Hispanic) 18,203 61 1,090 64 19,293 61
Hispanic 3,259 11 117 7 3,376 11
Asian 175 1 15 1 190 1
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander 0 0 0 0 0 0
American Indian/Alaska Native 156 1 ** ** 156 <1
Multi-racial 464 2 16 1 480 2
Total 30,080 1,712 31,792

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

*Race was unknown or unreported for 335 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 251 1 145 5 396 1
2 - 12 years 205 1 863 29 1,068 2
13 - 24 years 2,339 6 484 16 2,823 6
25 - 44 years 17,275 43 483 16 17,758 41
45 - 64 years 19,073 47 616 21 19,689 45
65 years and older 1,498 4 366 12 1,864 4
Total 40,641 2,957 43,598

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.

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

In 2008, 29,052 (67%) of the clients served had household incomes equal to or below the Federal Poverty Level (FPL). An additional 5,898 (14%) 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 5,006 13
Medicaid 19,671 49
Medicare 7,056 18
Other Public 650 2
Other Insurance 639 2
No Insurance 6,759 17
Total 39,781

*Insurance status was unknown or unreported for 860 clients.

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

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