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 20,513 duplicated clients in Massachusetts.

Number of Clients Served, by HIV Status, 2010

Number of Clients Served, by HIV Status, 2010
HIV Status Number Percentage
HIV Positive 20,403 99
HIV Negative 93 <1
HIV Status Unknown 17 <1
Total 20,513

Client Gender, by HIV Status, 20105*

Client Gender, by HIV Status, 20105*
Gender HIV Positive HIV Affected Total
(N) (%) (N) (%) (N) (%)
Male 13,594 67 54 49 13,648 67
Female 6,660 33 56 51 6,716 33
Transgender 134 <1 0 0 134 <1
Total 20,388 110 20,498

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

*Gender was unknown or unreported for 15 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 Status, 20105*

Client Race/Ethnicity, by HIV Status, 20105*
Race HIV Positive HIV Affected Total
(N) (%) (N) (%) (N) (%)
White (not Hispanic) 7,570 39 17 16 7,587 39
African American (not Hispanic) 5,732 29 68 65 5,800 30
Hispanic 5,815 30 19 18 5,834 30
Asian 186 1 ** ** 186 1
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander 29 <1 0 0 29 <1
American Indian/Alaska Native 77 <1 0 0 77 <1
Multi-racial 147 1 ** ** 147 1
Total 19,556 104 19,660

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

*Race was unknown or unreported for 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.

**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 91 <1 ** ** 91 <1
2 - 12 years 81 <1 24 24 105 <1
13 - 24 years 867 4 30 30 897 4
25 - 44 years 7,240 35 15 15 7,255 35
45 - 64 years 11,540 57 30 30 11,570 56
65 years and older 584 3 ** ** 584 3
Total 20,403 99 20,502

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.

**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, 12,918 (63%) of the clients served had household incomes equal to or below the Federal Poverty Level (FPL). An additional 3,275 (16%) 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 3,360 18
Medicaid 10,293 54
Medicare 3,646 19
Other Public 894 5
Other Insurance 256 1
No Insurance 737 4
Total 19,186

*Insurance status was unknown or unreported for 1,217 clients.

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

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