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Puerto RicoPopulation Data

Estimated population of Puerto Rico: 3,954,5531

No data exist for Puerto Rico for the percentage of the population living in poverty or the percentage of the population with health insurance.

Puerto RicoHIV/AIDS Epidemic4

Puerto Rico

Estimated Cumulative Reported AIDS Cases: 32,463

Estimated Number of People Living with AIDS at the end of 2008: 10,453

Reported HIV Infection and AIDS Cases, 2000-2008
Year HIV Cases AIDS Cases Estimated HIV Infection
(including AIDS)*
2000 0 1,346 --
2001 0 1,241 --
2002 0 1,135 --
2003 951 1,065 --
2004 2,049 904 --
2005 1,693 1,029 --
2006 1,471 844 --
2007 1,450 847 --
2008 -- -- 1,133

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.

Puerto RicoProgram 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 Puerto Rico Grantees, FY 2009

Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program Funding Received by Puerto Rico Grantees
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Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program Funding Received by Puerto Rico Grantees, FY 2009
Program Fiscal Year 2008
EMAs/TGAs: Part A $16,124,531
States and Territories: Part B $10,023,481
ADAP (Part B) and ADAP Supplemental $24,008,337
Emerging Communities: Part B $0
Early Intervention: Part C $6,248,987
Capacity Building: Part C $0
Women, Infants, Youth, Families: Part D $1,158,759
Oral Health Programs: Part F $0
AETC: Part F $0
MAI Part A $1,163,640
MAI Part B $163,411
MAI AETCs^ $0
SPNS: Part F $85,445
Total $58,976,591

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.

Puerto RicoProvider Characteristics

In Puerto Rico, 61 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 50
Part B 8
Part C 9
Part D 2

Note: 7 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 4 7
Community & Mental Health Centers 9 15
Community-Based Organizations 20 33
Health Departments 3 5
Other 25 41
Total Number 61

Puerto RicoClient Characteristics

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, 2007
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 Status
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 Status
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

Age-by-HIV-Status
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, 2008
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.

Puerto RicoServices 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 43,203
Substance abuse 4,635
Oral health 4,477
Ambulatory/outpatient medical care 70,745
Mental health 11,904

*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 27
Oral health care 16
Early intervention (Parts A & B) 4
Home health care 5
Home/community-based services 5
Mental health services 18
Medical case management 19
Substance abuse: outpatient 5
   
Support Services Number of Funded Organizations
Case management (nonmedical) 28
Child care services 2
Pediatric assessment/early intervention 0
Emergency financial assistance 10
Food bank/home-delivered meals 5
Health education/risk reduction 15
Housing services 9
Legal services 1
Linguistics services 0
Medical transportation services 22
Outreach services 20
Permanency planning 0
Psychosocial support services 12
Referral for health care/support services 18
Rehabilitation services 0
Respite care 1
Residential substance abuse services 7
Treatment adherence counseling 13

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

Puerto RicoAIDS Drug Assistance Program

In 2008, ADAP served 3,684 clients in Puerto Rico.

**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 2,323 63
Female 1,361 37
Transgender 0 0
Total 3,684

ADAP Clients, by Race/Ethnicity5

ADAP Clients, by Race/Ethnicity
ADAP Clients, by Race/Ethnicity5
Race Number Percentage
White (not Hispanic) 0 0
African American (not Hispanic) 0 0
Hispanic 3,684 100
Asian 0 0
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander 0 0
American Indian/Alaska Native 0 0
Multiracial 0 0
Total 3,684

ADAP Clients, by Age5

ADAP Clients, by Age
ADAP Clients, by Age5
Age Number Percentage
Under 2 years ** **
2 - 12 years 19 1
13 - 24 years 145 4
25 - 44 years 1,552 42
45 - 64 years 1,835 50
65 years and older 127 3
Total 3,678

**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.