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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Puerto Rico

In 2010, Ryan White programs served 19,224 duplicated clients in Puerto Rico.

Number of Clients Served, by HIV Status, 2010

Number of Clients Served, by HIV Status, 2010
HIV Status Number Percentage
HIV Positive 18,466 96
HIV Negative 222 1
HIV Status Unknown 536 3
Total 19,224

Client Gender, by HIV Status, 20105*

Client Gender, by HIV Status, 20105*
Gender HIV Positive HIV Affected Total
(N) (%) (N) (%) (N) (%)
Male 11,699 63 427 56 12,126 63
Female 6,736 36 331 44 7,067 37
Transgender 30 <1 0 0 30 <1
Total 18,465 758 19,223

*Gender 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.

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) 69 <1 ** ** 69 <1
African American (not Hispanic) 15 <1 ** ** 15 <1
Hispanic 18,168 100 341 100 18,509 100
Asian ** ** 0 0 0 0
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander 0 0 0 0 0 0
American Indian/Alaska Native 0 0 0 0 0 0
Multi-racial ** ** ** ** 0 0
Total 18,252 341 18,593

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

*Race was unknown or unreported for 616 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 45 <1 44 6 89 <1
2 - 12 years 88 <1 67 9 155 1
13 - 24 years 741 4 66 9 807 4
25 - 44 years 6,292 34 287 38 6,579 34
45 - 64 years 10,270 56 237 31 10,507 55
65 years and older 1,020 6 57 8 1,077 6
Total 18,456 758 19,214

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

*Age was unknown or unreported for 10 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, 20105

In 2010, 15,253 (83%) of the clients served had household incomes equal to or below the Federal Poverty Level (FPL). An additional 1,083 (6%) 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 1,245 8
Medicaid 3,073 19
Medicare 976 6
Other Public 10,598 64
Other Insurance 304 2
No Insurance 398 2
Total 16,594

*Insurance status was unknown or unreported for 1,872 clients.

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

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