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 11,551 duplicated clients in South Carolina.

Number of Duplicated Clients Served, by HIV Status, 2008

Number of Duplicated Clients Served, by HIV Status, 2008
HIV Status Number Percentage
HIV Positive 11,119 96
HIV Negative 124 1
HIV Status Unknown 308 3
Total 11,551

Client Gender, by HIV Status5*

Client Gender, by HIV Status5*
Gender HIV Positive HIV Affected Total
(N) (%) (N) (%) (N) (%)
Male 6,826 61 148 36 6,974 60
Female 4,265 38 262 64 4,527 39
Transgender 28 <1 ** ** 28 <1
Total 11,119 410 11,529

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

*Gender was unknown or unreported for 20 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) 2,433 22 73 19 2,506 22
African American (not Hispanic) 8,080 73 321 81 8,401 74
Hispanic 287 3 ** ** 287 3
Asian 20 <1 0 0 20 <1
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander 0 0 0 0 0 0
American Indian/Alaska Native 18 <1 0 0 18 <1
Multi-racial 171 2 ** ** 171 1
Total 11,009 394 11,403

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

*Race was unknown or unreported for 38 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 187 2 ** ** 187 2
2 - 12 years 112 1 16 4 128 1
13 - 24 years 588 5 71 18 659 6
25 - 44 years 5,195 47 180 45 5,375 47
45 - 64 years 4,790 43 121 30 4,911 43
65 years and older 247 2 14 3 261 2
Total 11,119 402 11,521

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

*Age was unknown or unreported for 22 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.

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

In 2008, 7,462 (65%) of the clients served had household incomes equal to or below the Federal Poverty Level (FPL). An additional 2,364 (20%) 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 1,528 14
Medicaid 3,047 28
Medicare 1,187 11
Other Public 51 <1
Other Insurance 74 1
No Insurance 4,924 46
Total 10,811

*Insurance status was unknown or unreported for 308 clients.

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

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