Reported New AIDS Cases Among Adolescent and Adult Females, by Race/Ethnicity and Transmission Category, 2006*

Reported New AIDS Cases Among Adolescent and Adult Females, by Race/Ethnicity and Transmission Category, 2006
Race/Ethnicity Percent of New AIDS Cases Reported
Injection Drug Use High-Risk Heterosexual Contact Other**
Total 10.5% 11.4% 11.4%
Non-Hispanic White 11.4% 11.9% 13.6%
Non-Hispanic Black 11.4% 9.6% 8.2%
Hispanic 6.0% 11.4% 4.8%
Asian 4.7% 11.4% 4.1%
Non-Hispanic Other Races 6.5% 11.4% 9.2%

*Percentages may not add to 100 percent due to rounding.
**“Other” includes risk factors not reported or not identified, blood transfusion, hemophilia/coagulation disorder, and perinatal exposure.

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. HIV/AIDS Surveillance Report, 2006. Vol 18. Atlanta: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention; 2007. http://www.cdc.gov, accessed 04/18/08.

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