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 18,271 duplicated clients in Tennessee.

Number of Duplicated Clients Served, by HIV Status, 2008

Number of Duplicated Clients Served, by HIV Status, 2008
HIV Status Number Percentage
HIV Positive 17,660 97
HIV Negative 300 2
HIV Status Unknown 311 2
Total 18,271

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

Client Gender, by HIV Status5*

Client Gender, by HIV Status5*
Gender HIV Positive HIV Affected Total
(N) (%) (N) (%) (N) (%)
Male 12,213 69 317 52 12,530 69
Female 5,387 31 294 48 5,681 31
Transgender 53 <1 0 0 53 <1
Total 17,653 611 18,264

*Gender was unknown or unreported for 7 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) 6,659 38 76 18 6,735 38
African American (not Hispanic) 10,002 57 348 82 10,350 58
Hispanic 462 3 ** ** 462 3
Asian 46 <1 0 0 46 <1
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander 0 0 0 0 0 0
American Indian/Alaska Native 23 <1 0 0 23 <1
Multi-racial 210 1 ** ** 210 1
Total 17,402 424 17,826

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

*Race was unknown or unreported for 303 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 118 1 105 19 223 1
2 - 12 years 107 1 162 30 269 1
13 - 24 years 1,195 7 78 14 1,273 7
25 - 44 years 9,606 54 130 24 9,736 54
45 - 64 years 6,409 36 72 13 6,481 36
65 years and older 205 1 ** ** 205 1
Total 17,640 547 18,187

*Age was unknown or unreported for 78 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, 11,013 (60%) of the clients served had household incomes equal to or below the Federal Poverty Level (FPL). An additional 3,158 (17%) 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 3,393 20
Medicaid 2,352 14
Medicare 2,342 14
Other Public 1,872 11
Other Insurance 253 2
No Insurance 6,426 39
Total 16,638

*Insurance status was unknown or unreported for 1,022 clients.

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

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