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 4,165 duplicated clients in Rhode Island.

Number of Duplicated Clients Served, by HIV Status, 2008

Number of Duplicated Clients Served, by HIV Status, 2008
HIV Status Number Percentage
HIV Positive 3,241 78
HIV Negative 924 22
HIV Status Unknown 0 0
Total 4,165

Client Gender, by HIV Status5*

Client Gender, by HIV Status5*
Gender HIV Positive HIV Affected Total
(N) (%) (N) (%) (N) (%)
Male 1,979 61 554 60 2,533 61
Female 1,244 39 370 40 1,614 39
Transgender ** ** 0 0 0 0
Total 3,223 924 4,147

*Gender 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.

**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) 2,514 24 227 14 2,741 22
African American (not Hispanic) 6,860 65 1,081 68 7,941 65
Hispanic 954 9 150 9 1,104 9
Asian 89 1 11 1 100 1
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander 0 0 0 0 0 0
American Indian/Alaska Native 47 <1 10 1 57 <1
Multi-racial 159 1 108 7 267 2
Total 10,623 1,587 12,210

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

*Race was unknown or unreported for 715 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 32 1 22 2 54 1
2 - 12 years 26 1 129 14 155 4
13 - 24 years 104 3 256 28 360 9
25 - 44 years 1,439 45 311 34 1,750 42
45 - 64 years 1,539 48 188 20 1,727 42
65 years and older 67 2 18 2 85 2
Total 3,207 924 4,131

*Age was unknown or unreported for 34 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, 2,154 (52%) of the clients served had household incomes equal to or below the Federal Poverty Level (FPL). An additional 457 (11%) 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 617 20
Medicaid 1,135 37
Medicare 410 13
Other Public 165 5
Other Insurance 94 3
No Insurance 672 22
Total 3,093

*Insurance status was unknown or unreported for 148 clients.

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

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