2009 State Profiles U.S. Department of Health and Human Services: Health Resources and Services Administration Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program
Home

Puerto RicoClient Characteristics

Puerto Rico

In 2008, Ryan White programs served 17,189 duplicated clients in Puerto Rico.

Number of Duplicated Clients Served, by HIV Status, 2008

Number of Duplicated Clients Served, by HIV Status, 2008
HIV Status Number Percentage
HIV Positive 14,443 84
HIV Negative 2,300 13
HIV Status Unknown 446 3
Total 17,189

Client Gender, by HIV Status5*

Client Gender, by HIV Status5*
Gender HIV Positive HIV Affected Total
(N) (%) (N) (%) (N) (%)
Male 8,985 62 1,494 55 10,479 61
Female 5,442 38 1,244 45 6,686 39
Transgender 16 <1 0 0 16 <1
Total 14,443 2,738 17,181

*Gender was unknown or unreported for 8 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) 42 <1 ** ** 42 <1
African American (not Hispanic) 11 <1 ** ** 11 <1
Hispanic 9,492 99 2,166 100 11,658 100
Asian 0 0 0 0 0 0
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander 0 0 0 0 0 0
American Indian/Alaska Native ** ** ** ** 0 0
Multi-racial ** ** ** ** 0 0
Total 9,545 2,166 11,711

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

*Race was unknown or unreported for 261 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 97 1 17 1 114 1
2 - 12 years 192 1 119 4 311 2
13 - 24 years 926 6 375 14 1,301 8
25 - 44 years 5,927 41 1,069 39 6,996 41
45 - 64 years 6,752 47 1,015 37 7,767 45
65 years and older 547 4 140 5 687 4
Total 14,441 2,735 17,176

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

*Age was unknown or unreported for 13 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, 9,284 (54%) of the clients served had household incomes equal to or below the Federal Poverty Level (FPL). An additional 3,889 (23%) 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 1,357 10
Medicaid 4,321 32
Medicare 944 7
Other Public 6,374 47
Other Insurance 171 1
No Insurance 405 3
Total 13,572

*Insurance status was unknown or unreported for 871 clients.

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

Print complete Puerto Rico profile