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 2010, Ryan White programs served 19,933 duplicated clients in Louisiana.

Number of Clients Served, by HIV Status, 2010

Number of Clients Served, by HIV Status, 2010
HIV Status Number Percentage
HIV Positive 18,088 91
HIV Negative 1,697 9
HIV Status Unknown 148 1
Total 19,933

Client Gender, by HIV Status, 20105

Client Gender, by HIV Status, 20105
Gender HIV Positive HIV Affected Total
(N) (%) (N) (%) (N) (%)
Male 11,449 63 901 49 12,350 62
Female 6,528 36 943 51 7,471 37
Transgender 111 1 ** ** 111 1
Total 18,088 1,844 19,932

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

^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 Status, 20105*

Client Race/Ethnicity, by HIV Status, 20105*
Race HIV Positive HIV Affected Total
(N) (%) (N) (%) (N) (%)
White (not Hispanic) 4,754 27 216 12 4,970 25
African American (not Hispanic) 12,488 70 1,522 87 14,010 71
Hispanic 481 3 20 1 501 3
Asian 32 <1 ** ** 32 <1
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander 13 <1 ** ** 13 <1
American Indian/Alaska Native 24 <1 ** ** 24 <1
Multi-racial 113 1 ** ** 113 1
Total 17,905 1,758 19,663

*Race was unknown or unreported for 251 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 Status, 20105*

Client Age, by HIV Status, 20105
Age HIV Positive HIV Affected Total
(N) (%) (N) (%) (N) (%)
Under 2 years 186 1 29 2 215 1
2 - 12 years 84 <1 89 5 173 1
13 - 24 years 1,136 6 809 44 1,945 10
25 - 44 years 8,108 45 596 32 8,704 44
45 - 64 years 8,092 45 312 17 8,404 42
65 years and older 481 3 10 1 491 2
Total 18,087 1,845 19,932

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

*Age was unknown or unreported for 1 client.

^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, 20105

In 2010, 9,959 (55%) of the clients served had household incomes equal to or below the Federal Poverty Level (FPL). An additional 3,411 (19%) were between 101% and 200% of the FPL.

Insurance Status of HIV-Positive Clients, 20105*

Insurance Status of HIV-Positive Clients, 20105*
INSURANCE STATUS Number Percent
Private Insurance 1,850 11
Medicaid 4,777 28
Medicare 3,177 18
Other Public 117 1
Other Insurance 250 1
No Insurance 7,180 41
Total 17,351

*Insurance status was unknown or unreported for 737 clients.

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

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