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 892,673 duplicated clients in The United States.

Number of Duplicated Clients Served, by HIV Status, 2008

Number of Duplicated Clients Served, by HIV Status, 2008
HIV Status Number Percentage
HIV Positive 807,912 91
HIV Negative 43,549 5
HIV Status Unknown 41,212 5
Total 892,673

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 550,869 68 40,430 49 591,299 67
Female 249,045 31 42,150 51 291,195 33
Transgender 6,119 1 209 <1 6,328 1
Total 806,033 82,789 888,822

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

*Gender was unknown or unreported for 3,851 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) 222,037 31 14,738 21 236,775 30
African American (not Hispanic) 370,095 51 38,030 55 408,125 51
Hispanic 106,988 15 13,955 20 120,943 15
Asian 8,117 1 1,162 2 9,279 1
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander 0 0 337 <1 337 <1
American Indian/Alaska Native 6,968 1 352 1 7,320 1
Multi-racial 10,743 1 914 1 11,657 1
Total 724,948 69,488 794,436

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

*Race was unknown or unreported for 23,011 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 5,471 1 1,912 2 7,383 1
2 - 12 years 4,954 1 9,508 12 14,462 2
13 - 24 years 38,653 5 21,416 27 60,069 7
25 - 44 years 363,477 45 30,082 38 393,559 45
45 - 64 years 371,724 46 14,685 18 386,409 44
65 years and older 20,058 2 1,835 2 21,893 2
Total 804,337 79,438 883,775

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

*Age was unknown or unreported for 8,898 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, 468,420 (52%) of the clients served had household incomes equal to or below the Federal Poverty Level (FPL). An additional 153,955 (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 91,856 12
Medicaid 245,592 33
Medicare 96,846 13
Other Public 64,453 9
Other Insurance 19,087 3
No Insurance 227,965 31
Total 745,799

*Insurance status was unknown or unreported for 62,113 clients.

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

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