AIDS Rates in the US, 1996

September 1, 1997
Oncology, ONCOLOGY Vol 11 No 9, Volume 11, Issue 9

The map shown in Figure 1 provides the annual rates of acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) per 100,000 population, by state of residence from January through December 1996. Table 1 lists the metropolitan areas with the 50

The map shown in Figure 1 providesthe annual rates of acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) per 100,000population, by state of residence from January through December 1996. Table1 lists the metropolitan areas with the 50 highest annual rates ofAIDS per 100,000 population.

More detailed information about AIDS cases is provided in the HIV/AIDSSurveillance Report, single copies of which are available from theCDC National AIDS Clearinghouse, PO Box 6003, Rockville, MD 20849-6003;telephone, 800-458-5231 or 301-217-0023. Internet users can view an electroniccopy of the report by accessing CDC's World Wide Web home page (http://www.cdc.gov),then selecting "Publications & Products."

Additional information abstracted from AIDS cases reported in the UnitedStates through 1995 is available from the AIDS Public Information DataSet, computer software designed for use with an MS-DOS-based microcomputer.The software can be downloaded from the World Wide Web site http://www.cdc.gov/nchstp/hiv-aids/software.htm. Copies are available from the CDC National AIDS Clearinghouseby requesting inventory number D206.

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