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 13,087 duplicated clients in South Carolina.

Number of Clients Served, by HIV Status, 2010

Number of Clients Served, by HIV Status, 2010
HIV Status Number Percentage
HIV Positive 12,960 99
HIV Negative 71 1
HIV Status Unknown 56 <1
Total 13,087

Client Gender, by HIV Status, 20105

Client Gender, by HIV Status, 20105
Gender HIV Positive HIV Affected Total
(N) (%) (N) (%) (N) (%)
Male 8,258 64 47 37 8,305 63
Female 4,669 36 80 63 4,749 36
Transgender 33 <1 0 0 33 <1
Total 12,960 127 13,087

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) 2,825 22 26 24 2,851 22
African American (not Hispanic) 9,451 73 81 76 9,532 73
Hispanic 459 4 ** ** 459 4
Asian 24 <1 ** ** 24 <1
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander ** ** 0 0 0 0
American Indian/Alaska Native 17 <1 0 0 17 <1
Multi-racial 163 1 0 0 163 1
Total 12,939 107 13,046

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

*Race was unknown or unreported for 32 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 185 1 0 0 185 1
2 - 12 years 94 1 ** ** 94 1
13 - 24 years 813 6 ** ** 813 6
25 - 44 years 5,461 42 55 45 5,516 42
45 - 64 years 6,057 47 55 45 6,112 47
65 years and older 350 3 11 9 361 3
Total 12,960 121 13,081

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, 8,822 (68%) of the clients served had household incomes equal to or below the Federal Poverty Level (FPL). An additional 2,794 (22%) 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 1,784 14
Medicaid 3,221 25
Medicare 1,921 15
Other Public 27 <1
Other Insurance 34 <1
No Insurance 5,714 45
Total 12,701

*Insurance status was unknown or unreported for 259 clients.

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

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